- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 03, 1945
Time: 10:11
Location: Fort de France, Martinique
Operator: Pan American World Airways
Flight #: 216
Route: Port of Spain - Fort de France
AC Type: Sikorsky S-43 (flying boat)
Registration: NC15066
cn / ln: 4306
Aboard: 14   (passengers:10  crew:4)
Fatalities: 4   (passengers:4  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed while landing at Fort de France. The plane sank and 4 passengers drowned. The attempt by the pilot to land the aircraft in conditions of water surface not suitable for landing of a flying boat.
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