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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Estado:Final
Fecha:viernes 27 abril 1979
Hora:01:16
Tipo:Howard 350
Operador:Triple D Transport Co.
Registración: N544B
Numéro de série: 5267
Año de Construcción: 1943
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Ubicación:27 km (16.9 milles) S de la costa de Guantanamo, Cuba [Caribbean Sea] (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Desconocido
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The aircraft ditched in the Caribbean Sea after the pilots got lost. During last radio contact the crew reported that the navigational instruments were out.
The flight originated in Fort Lauderdale, FL. It's unknown if the flight made an en route stop before it went missing.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - became lost/disoriented
miscellaneous acts,conditions - fuel exhaustion
FACTOR:
miscellaneous acts,conditions - electrical failure
miscellaneous acts,conditions - aircraft came to rest in water

Fuentes:
» NTSB
» The Lockheed Twins / P.J. Marsden


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