NTSB Identification: MIA95WA242
Incident occurred Friday, September 01, 1995 in NASSAU, Bahamas
Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 500, registration:
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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

On September 1, 1995, about 1800 eastern daylight time, an Aero Commander 500, Bahamian registration C6-BFR, registered to and operated by Abaco Air Limited, experienced failure of a component from the right engine propeller which was observed during a preflight inspection at the Nassau International Airport, Nassau, Bahamas. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan had been filed. The airplane was not damaged and the commercial-rated pilot was not injured. The flight had not yet originated.

The pilot stated that during the preflight of the right engine propeller he observed leaking grease and noted that a clamp on one of the propeller blades was broken. The propeller was removed for further examination.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of the Bahamas. Any information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Director of Civil Aviation, Bahamas P.O. box N-975 Nassau, N.P. Bahamas Phone: (809) 377-7117

This report is for information purposes only and contains only information released by the Bahamian Government.

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