NTSB Identification: MIA95RA162
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 27, 1995 in LA RAMONA, Dominican Republic
Aircraft: Convair CV-440, registration: N356SA
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On June 27, 1995, about 0950 Atlantic standard time, N356SA, a Convair CV-440, operated by Salair Airlines of Spokane, Washington, crashed in the vicinity of La Romana, Dominican Republic, while on an 14 CFR 121 international, nonscheduled cargo flight. The weather conditions near the accident scene are unknown and an IFR flight plan had been filed for the flight. The airplane was destroyed and the two pilots were fatally injured. The flight had originated from Los Americas Airport, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, about 0822.

The crew had departed on the cargo flight to Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, and had radioed back that they were experiencing problems during the climb and were returning to Santo Domingo. Witnesses in the area stated the airplane exploded and crashed.

This report is filed for informational purposes only and contains only that information released by or obtained for the Dominican Republic Aviation Authorities. For additional information contact:

Director General Civil Aviation Edificio de Oficinas Gubernamentales 9no Piso Av 27 de Febrero Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Telephone 809-221-6220

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