Tropical Airways

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Tropical Airways
IATA ICAO Callsign
Fleet size 4
Destinations 6
Headquarters Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Tropical Airways was a small airline with scheduled and charter services based in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.


As of February 2005, Tropical Airways operated the following services:

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On August 24, 2003, A Tropical Airways L-410 en route from Cap-Haïtien to Port-de-Paix crashed in a sugar cane field [1]. All 21 passengers died in the fiery crash. An official at Cap-Haïtien's airport said the 19-passenger aircraft departed with too many people aboard and too much baggage [2]. Witnesses on the ground say they saw smoke billowing from the plane and luggage falling out of the aircraft's rear door.


According to Flight International magazine, the Tropical Airways fleet as of August 2006 consisted of the following aircraft:

Earlier fleet information, from February 2005, identified just two planes in the fleet:


  1. ^ Flight International, 3–9 October 2006

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