Date: August 25, 2001
Time: 18:45
Location: Marsh Harbour, Bahamas
Operator: Blackhawk Int. Airways - Private charter
Flight #: -
Route: Abaco - Miami
AC Type: Cessna 402B
Registration: N8097W
cn / ln: 402B1014
Aboard: 9   (passengers:8  crew:1)
Fatalities: 9   (passengers:8  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed in flames approximately 200 ft. past the end of the runway while attempting to take off. The plane was overloaded by several hundred pounds and the weight improperly distributed, causing the pilot to lose control of the aircraft. R&B singer and actress Aaliyah Haughton, 22, was among those killed. Traces of cocaine and alcohol were found during the autopsy of the pilot. The plane was overloaded.

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