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

You may enjoy staying in Puerto Plata if you plan on visiting Birgenair Flight 301 Memorial, since visitors to this part of the Dominican Republic will have the benefit of easy site access during their visit. There are a notable bunch of lodgings in the community nearby this attraction.

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

There are dozens of dining options to select from in the neighborhood surrounding this historical site. La Puntilla, which offers Italian fare, offers convenient access to the historic site. The restaurant is a slight ways away, but distant enough that you may decide to decide on employing some type of transportation to transport your party. Also within a short distance, you and your companions will encounter options including Sam's Bar & Grill and Skina where you and your party will be able to try a bite of International cuisine and enjoy the culture of the Dominican Republic.


Contact Information

Location: Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic


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