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Datum:donderdag 11 september 1986
Type:Silhouette image of generic HERN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-114 Riley Heron 2
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Fiji Air
Registratie: DQ-FEC
Constructienummer: 14078
Bouwjaar: 1955
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 2
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Vanuabalavu Airport (VBV) (   Fiji)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Vanuabalavu Airport (VBV/NFVB), Fiji
Vliegveld van aankomst:Suva-Nausori Airport (SUV/NFSU), Fiji
The aircraft veered left off the runway during a downhill and downwind takeoff and collided with a tree.
PROBALE CAUSE: (1) Insufficient visual clues for the pilot to maintain directional control; (2) pilot self medication.

» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/88 (#23)


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Vanuabalavu Airport en Suva-Nausori Airport bedraagt 274 km (171 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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