Date: March 24, 2001
Time: 16:30
Location: Gustavia, St. Barthélémy, French West Indies
Operator: Air Caraibes
Flight #: 1501
Route: St. Maarten - St. Barthélémy
AC Type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
Registration: F-OGES
cn / ln: 254
Aboard: 19   (passengers:17  crew:2)
Fatalities: 19   (passengers:17  crew:2)
Ground: 1
Summary: The aircraft took off from Prinses Juliana Airport at St. Maarten for a 15 minute flight to St. Jean Airport at St. Barthélémy. While attempting to land at St. Barthélémy the plane veered sharply to the left and plunged straight down crashing into a house and bursting into flames. Weather was good at the time of the accident.

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