On December 15, 2008, at about 2128 UTC (1728 local), a Britten Norman BN-2A MK III, N650LP, registered to Linea Aerea Puertorriquena, Inc., transmitted a May-Day call to the Providenciales International Airport (MBPV), Turk and Caicos Islands, controller. The flight was on a visual flight plan to the Mayaguana Airport (MYMM), Abrahams Bay, Bahamas. The pilot and the reported 11 passengers have not been located. The airplane was not found and presumed to have ditched in the ocean about 12 nautical miles south of West Caicos, Turk and Caicos Islands. The flight departed from Los Caballeros-Cibao International Airport (MDST), Santiago, Dominican Republic, at about 1606.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of United Kingdom. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Department for Transport
Air Accident Investigation Branch
Farnborough House
Berkshire Copse Road
Aldershot, Hampshire
GU11 2HH, United Kingdom
44 0 1252 510300

This report is for informational purposes only, and contains information released by the Government of the United Kingdom.

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