N2969, CHALKS AIRWAY CHK101, GRUMMAN G-73 ACFT
CRASHED SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF INTO THE BISCAYNE BAY

December 19th, 2005

Most of my family travelled on this same airplane (N2969) to and from Bimini on 11/9 and 11/13, 2005 for Tim's wedding.
Matt and I flew to Bimini in the Mustang II.
   Bimini wedding photos Part 1 -   Part 2

Official NTSB report


AeroNews article    Other articles: December 23 , December 22 , December 21 , December 20 , December 19

Chalk's N2969 and Henry wedding party arriving in Bimini on November 9th, 2005
Chalk's N2969 and Henry wedding party arriving in Bimini on November 9th, 2005

Newly-married Tim and Gennie Henry in Chalk's N2969 enroute from Bimini to Ft. Lauderdale on November 13th, 2005
Newly-married Tim and Gennie Henry in Chalk's N2969 enroute from Bimini to Ft. Lauderdale on November 13th, 2005


Chalk's N2969 breaking up December 19th, 2005
Chalk's N2969 breaking up December 19th, 2005


Bahamas Issues web site

Passengers and Crew aboard Chalk's #101 on 12/19/05:
BIMINITES
Genieve Ellis
Salome Rolle (sisters)
Barto Dean
Sabrina Dean
Sabrea Dean (husband, wife and baby)
Jacquelyn Stuart
Nyesha Fox (mother and 15-year-old daughter)
Don Smith
Jervis Stuart (grandfather and grandson)
Sophia Sherman
Bethany Sherman (mother and baby)

TOURISTS
Jackie Danquillecourt
Sergio Danquillecourt (husband and wife, couple in their 20's)
Eric Johansen
Lawrence Johansen
Marlin Nochtigal
Richard Rutecky
Carolyn Burke

PILOTS
Michelle Marks (pilot)
Paul J. DeSanctis (co-pilot)

We extend our sincerest condolences to the families and friends of those lost.


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