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Date: 28 December 1970
Airline: Trans Caribbean Airways
Flight No.: 505
Aircraft: Boeing 727-2A7
Location: St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Fatalities: 2:55

Photographer: Unknown

The aircraft bounced twice on landing and touched down a third time at 2700ft past the runway 9 (4650ft long) threshold. The right wing struck the ground, and the aircraft ran off the side of the runway, passed through a fence, crossed a highway and came to a halt against a hillside. The weather was: clear, visibility >30mls; wind 100/10kts.

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