On January 17, 1995, about 1448 Atlantic standard time, a Cessna 172N, registered to Meridian Voyager Ltd. Co., crashed during a go-around after touchdown at the Newcastle Airport, Nevis Island, West Indies Associated States, while on a 14 CFR Part 91 personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed for the flight. The airplane was destroyed by a postcrash fire and the commercial-rated pilot and one passenger were not injured. The flight originated from the Isla Grande Airport, San Juan, Puerto Rico, time unknown. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The pilot stated that she landed with a tailwind, and during the landing roll she aborted the landing and performed a go- around. During the initial climb, the airplane collided with trees then came to rest upright in a clearing.
The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of the Eastern Caribbean States. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:
Director of Civil Aviation, St. Johns, Antigua Mr. Alex Phillip P.O. Box 1130 St. Johns, Antigua Phone: (809) 462-0907/3401 Fax: (809) 462-4145
This report is for information purposes only and contains only information released by the Eastern Caribbean States Government.