Birgenair #301 - Crash Site

Birgenair #301 - Crash Site


Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic (DO)
The Boeing 757-225 crashed at sea shortly after take-off from Puerto Plata en-route to Frankfurt.

The cause is believed to be from a wasp nest in the pitot tube of the aircraft; resulting in pilot dis-orientation.

All 176 passengers & 13 crew perished in the crash.

More info at link below
The Boeing 757-225 crashed at sea shortly after take-off from Puerto Plata en-route to Frankfurt.

The cause is believed to be from a wasp nest in the pitot tube of the aircraft; resulting in pilot dis-orientation.

All 176 passengers & 13 crew perished in the crash.

More info at link below
View in Google Earth Airplanes - Misc
Links: en.wikipedia.org
By: KRL

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