Air Caraibes Flight 1501

Air Caraibes Flight 1501Saturday March 24, 2001
The aircraft took off from Prinses Juliana Airport at St. Maarten for a 15 minute flight to St. Jean Airport at St. Barthélémy. While attempting to land at St. Barthélémy the plane veered sharply to the left and plunged straight down crashing into a house and bursting into flames. Weather was good at the time of the accident.

Crash Details

DateSaturday March 24, 2001
LocationGustavia, St. Barthélémy, French West Indies
Passengers17
Crew2
Fatalities19
Survivors0
Aircraft Typede Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
OperatorAir Caraibes
RegistrationF-OGES
Flight OriginSt. Maarten
Flight Destination St. Barthélémy
Gustavia, St. Barthélémy, French West Indies
Air Caraibes
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
2001