- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: April 19, 1991
Time: 11:56
Location: Off Nuka Hiva, French Polynesia
Operator: Air Tahiti
Flight #: ?
Route: Hiva Ou - Nuku Hiva
AC Type: Dornier Do-228-212
Registration: F-OHAB
cn / ln: 8196
Aboard: 22   (passengers:19  crew:3)
Fatalities: 11   (passengers:10  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed into the sea after taking off from Hiva Ou and experiencing engine failure. The crew didn't recognize the failure and concentrated on the low oil pressure warning. The approach was abandoned at the very last moment it was decided to carry out an unprepared ditching. The crew's performance may have been impacted by alcohol consumption.
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