NTSB Identification: ERA11WA090
Accident occurred Tuesday, December 14, 2010 in Nassau, Bahamas
Aircraft: Hawker Beechcraft TC-45J, registration: N38L
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

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

On December 14, 2010, about 1442 eastern standard time, a Hawker Beechcraft TC-45J, N38L, registered to and operated by Monarch Air Group, impacted ocean waters about 7 miles southwest of Lynden Pindling International Airport (MYNN), Nassau, Bahamas. The certificated airline transport pilot and passenger were killed, and the airplane was presumed destroyed. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and an instrument flight rules flight plan was filed for the flight that departed Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (KFFL), Fort Lauderdale, Florida, about 1347. The non-scheduled, on-demand, air-taxi cargo flight was conducted under the provision of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 135.

The airplane was on a 7-mile left downwind leg for runway 32 at MYNN, at 2,000 feet mean sea level, when radar and radio contact was lost. Fragments of the airplane and the passenger were recovered on the surface of the water, about 7 miles southwest of MYNN. The main wreckage and pilot were not recovered.

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

Manager of Flight Standards Inspectorate, Bahamas
P.O. Box AP 59244
Nassau, N.P. Bahamas
Phone: (242) 377-3445/3448
Facsimile: (242) 377-6060

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

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