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Date:Wednesday 3 May 2000
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-9 Islander
Operator:Trans Guyana Airways
Registration: 8R-GAC
MSN: 694
First flight: 1973
Engines: 2 Lycoming O-540-E4C5
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Kurupung Airport (KPG) (   Guyana)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Islander, transporting fuel, crashed into a mountain shrouded in mist.

Sources:
» Scramble
» Thomas Brügge
» Caribbean Aviation web site


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