NTSB Identification: MIA70AM073
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of ANTILLES AIR B
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-21A, registration: N40R

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-0861  70/2/28  NR.ST THOMAS,VI       GRUMMAN G-21A       CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1005                    N40R                PX-  0  0  5  AIR TAXI-PASSG            34, 6081 TOTAL HOURS, 323
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
         ST THOMAS,VI                 ST CROIX,VI
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           ENGINE FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION                            TAKEOFF: INITIAL CLIMB
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           POWERPLANT - ENGINE STRUCTURE: BLOWER,IMPELLER ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER LEVEL OFF
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST IN WATER
        COMPLETE POWER LOSS - COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE/FLAMEOUT-1 ENGINE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - FORCED LANDING OFF AIRPORT ON WATER
        REMARKS- L ENG IMPELLER THRUST BEARINGS FAILED.ACFT NOSED OVER AND SANK.

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