On April 20, 1996, about 1215 Atlantic standard time, N441W, a Cessna 441, crashed on landing in Walkers Cay, Bahamas, while on a 14 CFR Part 91 personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and a VFR flight plan had been filed. The airplane was substantially damaged and the private pilot and three passengers reported no injuries. The flight originated from Destin, Florida, about 2 hours 30 minutes earlier.

The pilot stated that on final approach he landed short of the runway. The main landing gear sheared off the airplane and the nose gear collapsed.

The investigation is within the jurisdiction of the government of the Bahamas. This report is filed for informational purposes only and contains only information released by the Bahamian government. For additional information contact:

The Director of Civil Aviation P.O. BOX N-975 Nassau, N.P., Bahamas Telephone: 809-327-7117

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