NTSB Identification: MIA95WA186
Accident occurred Monday, July 17, 1995 in COUVA, Trinidad And Tobago
Aircraft: CESSNA A188B, registration: N3743J
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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

On July 17, 1995, about 1645 Atlantic standard time, a Cessna A188B, N3743J, leased to Briko Air Services Limited, operating as a 14 CFR Part 129 aerial application flight crashed while maneuvering on an aerial application swath run in the vicinity of Couva, Trinidad. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and no flight plan was filed. The commercial pilot was not injured. The airplane was destroyed. The flight originated from Camden Base, Couva, about 15 minutes before the accident.

The pilot informed local authorities that he had just completed two swath runs and was about to make a third swath run which required an abrupt maneuver to avoid power lines. The airplane stalled and collided with the ground.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Any further information may be obtained from:

Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Division P.O. Box 552 89 Abercromby Street Port of Spain, Trinidad Telephone (809) 664-4302

This report is for information purposes only and contains only information released by the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

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