Roblex Aviation

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Roblex Aviation was a cargo airline based in Puerto Rico. This airline started flying in 1997 throughout the Caribbean and surrounding areas. The airline had two bases in Puerto Rico, one at San Juan's Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport and another at the former Air Force base in Aguadilla, now known as Rafael Hernandez Airport.

Fleet[edit]

As of July 2013 the Roblex Aviation fleet includes:

Bankruptcy[edit]

On January 8, 2011 Roblex Aviation filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy. As reported by Caribbean Business, Roblex Aviation was one of the top 15 commercial bankruptcy filings in Puerto Rico also filed again on June 2013. Pilots and mechanics currently fired by the administration on July 13 2013 as no money to continue the operation and fix last aircraft of the fleet.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

On 4 April 2001, Douglas DC-3A N19BA ditched in the sea off Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, Carolina, Puerto Rico after suffering a double engine failure while on a local training flight. Both crew escaped. Damage to the aircraft was described as minor.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Flight International, 3-9 July 2013
  2. ^ "N19BA Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 22 June 2010. 
  3. ^ "MIA01IA110". National Transportation Safety Board. Retrieved 22 June 2010. 

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