Atlantic Air BVI

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Atlantic Air BVI (AABVI) started up in 1992 with one Shorts 330-200 (VP-LVR). AABVI ran a service from Tortola, BVI to San Juan, Puerto Rico 5 times a day, 7 days a week. On May 6, 1993 the Shorts experienced an aborted take off and ran off the end of the runway into Trellis Bay. There were no serious injuries.

The wreck was taken by barge around to the north side of the island to be used as a prop for a BBC film. The fuselage was then taken to the Great Dog and sunk as a part of the BVI's continual artificial reef program. The plane, without wings or tail, sits in the sand patch in about 50 feet of water.

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