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Fecha:lunes 8 enero 1996
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-27 Islander
Operador:Mustique Airways
Registración: J8-VAK
Numéro de série: 436
Año de Construcción: 1975-03-29 (20 years 10 months)
Motores: 2 Lycoming O-540-E4C5
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 9
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 10
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:30 km (18.8 milles) SW de la costa de Bridgetown, Barbados (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Union Island Airport (UNI/TVSU), San Vicente y las Granadinas
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bridgetown-Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI/TBPB), Barbados
While in cruise flight at 7000 feet, the no. 2 engine failed. The pilot was unable to maintain height and the airplane gradually descended until a ditching was unavoidable.

» Scramble
» Thomas Brügge


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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
29 MAR 1975 G-BCWU first flight
29 MAR 1975 9Q-CIN National Institute for Conservation of Nature
13 MAY 1975 9Q-CIN W. McAlpine Contractors
G-BCWU Marchwiel Plant & Engineering Co.
15 JUL 1983 G-BCWU Eagle Aircraft Services
06 SEP 1983 G-BCWU West London Air Charter Ltd.
11 OCT 1983 J8-VAK St. Vincent Air Service
J8-VAK Mustique Airways

» source: Werner Fischdick

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Union Island Airport to Bridgetown-Grantley Adams International Airport as the crow flies is 215 km (134 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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