South Pacific Island Airways

South Pacific Island Airways Thursday April 27, 1978
The pilot took a shortcut over the mountainous center of Upolu instead of flying along the coast as per company procedure.

Crash Details

DateThursday April 27, 1978
LocationUpolu, West Samoa
Passengers9
Crew1
Fatalities10
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeCessna 402B
OperatorSouth Pacific Island Airways
RegistrationN3SP
Flight OriginPago Pago, American Samoa
Flight Destination Apia, Western Samoa
Upolu, West Samoa
South Pacific Island Airways
Cessna 402B
1978