Four Star Air Cargo
|Hubs||Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport|
|Parent company||Four Star Aviation Inc|
|Headquarters||San Juan, PR USA|
|Website||no more available|
Four Star Air Cargo was a cargo airline based in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It operated cargo services within the US and British Virgin Islands and to Puerto Rico. Its main base was Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport.
Four Star Air Cargo was wholly owned by Four Star Aviation Inc.
Four Star Air Cargo ceased operation in December 2009.
Four Star Air Cargo operated weekly to the following destinations from San Juan, PR:
- Cyril E. King Airport, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
- Henry E. Rohlsen Airport, Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
- Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport, Tortola
The Four Star Air Cargo fleet consisted of the following aircraft (as of July 2008):
- 6x Douglas DC-3: N131FS, N132FS, N133FS, N135FS, N136FS and N138FS Snoopy. N136FS was written off in April 2009 due to a cockpit fire.
Accidents and incidents
- On 17 September 1989, Douglas C-47A N101AP was damaged beyond economic repair at Cyril E. King Airport, Charlotte Amalie by Hurricane Hugo.
- On May 10, 1991, Douglas R4D-7 N134FS was damaged beyond repair when it crashed shortly after take-off from Rafael Hernández Airport, Aguadilla, Puerto Rico following an engine failure and stall. Both crew were killed. The aircraft was on a cargo flight to Mercedita Airport, Ponce.
- On April 26, 2009 Douglas DC-3C N136FS was damaged beyond repair when a fire broke out in the cockpit at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, Carolina, Puerto Rico. The aircraft was taxiing for take-off on a mail flight to Cyril E. King Airport, Charlotte Amalie, United States Virgin Islands.
- Flight International 3 April 2007
- "N101AP Hull-loss description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 22 July 2010.
- "N134FS Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 24 June 2010.
- "NTSB Identification: MIA91FA140". National Transportation Safety Board. Retrieved 27 June 2010.
- "N136FS Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 21 June 2010.
- Hradecky, Simon (27 April 2009). "Accident: Four Star Cargo DC3 at San Juan on Apr 26th 2009, cockpit burned off airframe". The Aviation Herald. Retrieved 22 June 2010.
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