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Death by misadventure in 2006 missing aircraft

SVG aircraft

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KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC – A coroner’s inquest has returned a verdict of death by misadventure in the 2006 disappearance of an SVG Air twin-engine Aero Commander 500S aircraft with two people onboard.

Director of Airports Corsel Robertson told the inquest that the proper procedure was not followed in the aftermath of the disappearance of the aircraft.

The aircraft or its occupants, pilot Dominic Gonsalves, and passenger, Rasheed Ibrahim – were never recovered.

The plane was travelling from the Grenadine island of Canouan to St Vincent on November 19, 2006.

The inquest, presided over by magistrate Zoila Ellis-Browne, was told that the plane left Canouan at 5:42 p.m. (local time) was scheduled to land one hour later at the E.T. Joshua Airport.

The inquest which lasted nearly six hours heard evidence from five witnesses, including air traffic controller Melisa Ashton.

 

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KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC – A coroner’s inquest has returned a verdict of death by misadventure in the 2006 disappearance of an SVG Air twin-engine Aero Commander 500S aircraft with two people onboard.

Director of Airports Corsel Robertson told the inquest that the proper procedure was not followed in the aftermath of the disappearance of the aircraft.

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The aircraft or its occupants, pilot Dominic Gonsalves, and passenger, Rasheed Ibrahim – were never recovered.

The plane was travelling from the Grenadine island of Canouan to St Vincent on November 19, 2006.

The inquest, presided over by magistrate Zoila Ellis-Browne, was told that the plane left Canouan at 5:42 p.m. (local time) was scheduled to land one hour later at the E.T. Joshua Airport.

The inquest which lasted nearly six hours heard evidence from five witnesses, including air traffic controller Melisa Ashton.