Birgenair Flight 301 Memorial

Honoring the the 176 dead of the tragic crash of Birgenair Flight 301 on 6 February 1996, this memorial contains the names of all those who died. The official report states the likely cause was a wasp nest being constructed in a pitot tube which resulted in faulty readings to the plane's computer and eventually a stalling of one engine. The other engine sent the plane into a spin and crashed into the ocean, killing everyone on board.


If you come to honor the dead, you will find the memorial to be a tall gravestone with the names of all the victims on board.

Staying Close

Puerto Plata is a good option for those wishing to visit Birgenair Flight 301 Memorial, because travelers to this part of the Dominican Republic will be excited to have convenient access to the historical site for the duration of their trip. If you want to find a place close to Birgenair Flight 301 Memorial, you'll find a fair number of lodgings to choose from nearby.

Hotels near Birgenair Flight 301 Memorial
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Club Villas Jazmin Hotel 1.4 mi. (3.8 km) WNW
Hacienda Tropical Resort -- --
Portofino Guest House Guest house 2.2 mi. (1.9 km) SE
Sun Village Resort & Spa Resort 2.5 mi. (5.6 km) WNW
The Bungalows Resort 2.5 mi. (5.6 km) WNW
Lifestyle Presidential Suites Resort 2.6 mi. (5.7 km) WNW
Grand Oasis Marien All Inclusive Resort Resort 3.0 mi. (3.2 km) SE

Location and What's Nearby

If you work up an appetite viewing this historic site, you're in luck, since you will find an exceptionally large selection of lunch and dinner options in the general vicinity. The most proximate restaurant is La Puntilla, which serves Italian meals. La Puntilla is maybe around about a hundred yards from this landmark, so stop in and enjoy a meal. Sam's Bar & Grill and Skina are some more restaurant options close to Birgenair Flight 301 Memorial. At Skina you and your party might eat some International cuisine and experience the culture of the Dominican Republic.


Contact Information

Location: Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic


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