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Date:Wednesday 9 December 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2B-27 Islander
Operator:Aero Sudpacifico
Registration: XA-RML
MSN: 864
First flight: 1978-06-12 (14 years 6 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Uruapan Airport (UPN) (   Mexico)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Uruapan Airport (UPN/MMPN), Mexico
Destination airport:Apatzingan Airport (AZG), Mexico
The pilot of the Islander lost control in a tight turn after takeoff. The engine probably failed and the aircraft was operated at a weight over the MTOW.

Loss of control

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