- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: February 15, 1970
Time: c 18:30
Location: Off Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Operator: Compania Dominicana de Aviacion
Flight #: ?
Route: Santo Domingo - San Juan
AC Type: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Registration: HI-177
cn / ln: 47500/546
Aboard: 102   (passengers:97  crew:5)
Fatalities: 102   (passengers:97  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: Two minutes after taking off , the crew reported losing an engine and turned back towards the airport. The plane then descended rapidly and crashed into the sea. Featherweight boxer Carlos Cruz and members of the Puerto Rican women's national volleyball team killed.
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