On February 12, 2006, at 0920 eastern standard time, a single-engine Cessna 172P airplane, Dominican Republic registration HI-410CT, was destroyed upon impact with terrain following a loss of control while maneuvering near the Arroyo Barril Airport, near Samana, in the Dominican Republic. The commercial pilot and his two passengers were fatally injured. The airplane, serial number 172-75008, was owned and operated by Caribair of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed throughout the area for the personal flight. The flight originated from the Arroyo Barril Airport a few minutes earlier, with Herrera as the intended destination.

The accident investigation is under the control and jurisdiction of the Government of the Dominical Republic. Any further information may be obtained from:

Presidencia de la Republica Dominicana
Secretaria Administrativa de la Presidencia
Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC)
Edificio de Oficinas Gubernamentales
Avenida Mexico esq. Dr. Delgado
Bloque "A", Segundo Piso
Apartado Postal 1180
Santo Domingo, Republica Dominicana

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by, or obtained from the DGAC of the Dominican Republic.

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