Airplane Crash - Fort De France, Martinique 08/03/1945

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Fort de France, Martinique


Date08/03/1945
Time10:11
LocationFort de France, Martinique
OperatorPan American World Airways
Flight #216
RoutePort of Spain - Fort de France
TypeSikorsky S-43 (flying boat)
RegistrationNC15066
Cn/In4306
Aboard14
Fatalities4
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft crashed while landing at Fort de France. The plane sank and 4 passengers drowned. The attempt by the pilot to land the aircraft in conditions of water surface not suitable for landing of a flying boat.

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