- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: September 12, 1980
Time: 20:58
Location: Off Freeport, Bahamas
Operator: Florida Commuter Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: West Palm Beach - Freeport Grand Bahama Islands
AC Type: Douglas DC-3
Registration: N75KW
cn / ln: 4861
Aboard: 34   (passengers:30  crew:4)
Fatalities: 34   (passengers:30  crew:4)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed into the Atlantic Ocean about 3.5 nm SW of West End Settlement in low ceiling and thunderstorm activity. The cause was unable to be determined. Contributing factors include flight into thunderstorm activity, a malfunctioning pitot tube and improper supervision by airline management.
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