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Four Star Air Cargo



Four Star Air Cargo was a cargo airline based in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It operated cargo services within the US and British Virgin Islands and to Puerto Rico. Its main base was Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport,

The airline was established and started operations on January 1, 1982 in Saint Thomas, the United States Virgin Islands but it later moved it's offices to San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Four Star Air Cargo was wholly owned by Four Star Aviation Inc.
Four Star Air Cargo ceased operation in December of 2009.

Destinations

Four Star Air Cargo operated weekly to the following destinations from San Juan, PR:
Cyril E. King Airport, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Henry E. Rohlsen Airport, Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport, Tortola
Mercedita International Airport, Ponce, Puerto Rico

Fleet

The Four Star Air Cargo fleet consists of the following aircraft (at July 2008):
6 Douglas DC-3 N131FS, N132FS, N133FS, N135FS, N136FS and N138FS Snoopy. N136FS was written off in April 2009 due to a cockpit fire.

Accidents and incidents

On 17 September 1989, Douglas C-47A N101AP was damaged beyond economic repair at Cyril E. King Airport, Charlotte Amalie by Hurricane Hugo.

On May 10 1991, Douglas R4D-7 N134FS was damaged beyond repair when it crashed shortly after take-off from Rafael Hernández Airport, Aguadilla, Puerto Rico following an engine failure and stall. Both crew were killed. The aircraft was on a cargo flight to Mercedita Airport, Ponce.

On April 26, 2009 Douglas DC-3C N136FS was damaged beyond repair when a fire broke out in the cockpit at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, Carolina, Puerto Rico. The aircraft was taxiing for take-off on a mail flight to Cyril E. King Airport, Charlotte Amalie, United States Virgin Islands.

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