Air Antilles Express DHC-6 Twin Otter 400 plane crash
The de Havilland DHC-6-400 operated by Air Antilles Express took off Pointe-a-Pitre, France (Guadeloupe island) for a passenger flight to Saint Barthelemy, France (Saint Barthelemy island). 7 people were on board. The plane landed on Saint Barthelemy airport, veered off the left side of runway 28 and struck a parked Eurocopter AS350 Écureuil helicopter. One occupant received minor injuries. There was no one on board the helicopter at the time of impact. Both the DHC-6 and the helicopter received substantial damage.
Weather conditions at the time of the accident were good, with clear skies and an 8kts crosswind from the right.
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