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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244881
Last updated: 18 November 2020
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Date:12-NOV-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander
Owner/operator:Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI)
Registration: G-CGTC
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:over Limavady, County Londonderry -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:Belfast International Airport (BFS/EGAA)
Destination airport:Belfast International Airport (BFS/EGAA)
Narrative:
The Police Service of Northern Irelandís Air Support Unit aircraft was conducting surveillance over Limavady after a security alert when suspicious object had been discovered. While on task the aircraft experienced an engine failure and diverted safely to nearby City of Derry Airport.

The suspicious object later turned out to be a hoax.

Sources:

https://news.causewaycoastcommunity.co.uk/local-news/aircraft-from-psni-air-support-unit-makes-emergency-landing-at-city-of-derry-airport/
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-foyle-west-54924746
https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/psni-plane-makes-emergency-landing-during-co-derry-security-alert-39744269.html
https://www.newsletter.co.uk/news/crime/psni-plane-makes-emergency-landing-after-engine-failure-3035476


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Nov-2020 19:51 ryan Added
14-Nov-2020 08:42 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
14-Nov-2020 08:45 Aerossurance Updated [Narrative]
18-Nov-2020 15:03 loadmaster Updated [Registration]

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