NTSB Identification: MIA95WA222
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 13, 1995 in MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas
Aircraft: CESSNA 402B, registration: N69303
Injuries: 5 Fatal,4 Serious.

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

On September 13, 1995, about 2030 eastern daylight time N69303, a Cessna 402B, registered to and operated by Bimini Air Charter Inc. crashed near Marsh Harbour, Bahamas while on a 14 CFR Part 129 on-demand, international, passenger flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed. The airplane was destroyed. The pilot and four passengers were fatally injured, and four passengers were seriously injured. the flight originated from Bimini, Bahamas, about 1935 the same day. The intended destination was Mores Cay, but one of the survivors stated the pilot could not find the island and diverted to Marsh Harbour.

Continental Motors, and Cessna Aircraft are assisting the Director General Civil Aviation, Bahamas in the investigation.

This report is filed for informational purposes only and contains only informatiom obtained from, or requested by the Bahamian Aviation Authorities. For additional information contact:

Director General Civil Aviation P.O.Box N-975 Nassau, Bahamas Telephone 809-377-7117

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