NTSB Identification: MIA88LA123.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36005.
Scheduled 14 CFR AIR BVI. LTD
Accident occurred Thursday, March 03, 1988 in ST THOMAS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/08/1989
Aircraft: HAWKER SIDDELEY HS-748, registration: VPLVN
Injuries: 14 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE CAPTAIN OF AIR BVI FLIGHT BL-222 STATED AS THEY WERE WAITING FOR CLEARANCE TO TAXI, THEY ENCOUNTERED THE JET BLAST FROM AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 626 AS IT TAXIED FROM ITS GATE. THE RUDDER OF THE HS-748 WAS DMGD. THE AMERICAN AIRLINES AIRCRAFT WAS UNAWARE THAT ANYONE WAS DIRECTLY BEHIND THEM WHEN THEY STARTED TO TAXI.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

INFORMATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

DISPATCH PROCEDURES..INADEQUATE..GROUND PERSONNEL

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