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Datum:maandag 8 januari 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-27 Islander
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Mustique Airways
Registratie: J8-VAK
Constructienummer: 436
Bouwjaar: 1975-03-29 (20 years 10 months)
Motoren: 2 Lycoming O-540-E4C5
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 9
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 10
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:30 km (18.8 mijl) SW van Bridgetown, Barbados (   Atlantische Oceaan)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Union Island Airport (UNI/TVSU), Saint Vincent en de Grenadines
Vliegveld van aankomst: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

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 Union Island Airport en Bridgetown-Grantley Adams International Airport bedraagt 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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