ValuJet Flight 592

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ValuJet Airlines Flight 592
N904VJ.jpg
N904VJ, the accident aircraft, seen here at Washington Dulles International Airport in May 1995
Accident
DateMay 11, 1996 (1996-05-11)
SummaryIn-flight cargo fire leading to loss of control
SiteEverglades, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States
25°54′47″N 80°34′41″W / 25.91306°N 80.57806°W / 25.91306; -80.57806Coordinates: 25°54′47″N 80°34′41″W / 25.91306°N 80.57806°W / 25.91306; -80.57806
Aircraft
Aircraft typeMcDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
OperatorValuJet Airlines
IATA flight No.J7592
ICAO flight No.VJA592
Call signCRITTER 592
RegistrationN904VJ
Flight originMiami International Airport
Miami, Florida
DestinationWilliam B. Hartsfield Atlanta Int'l Airport, Atlanta, Georgia
Occupants110
Passengers105
Crew5
Fatalities110
Survivors0

ValuJet Flight 592 was a passenger flight which was from the Miami International Airport to Atlanta, Georgia. The flight crashed in the Everglades with 110 people on board. There were no survivors. The aircraft was a DC-9 previously owned by Delta Air Lines.