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Date:Saturday 20 August 2011
Time:12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-7 Islander
Operator:Trans Guyana Airways
Registration: 8R-GHD
MSN: 622
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Port Kaituma Airport (PKM) (   Guyana)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Port Kaituma Airport (PKM), Guyana
Narrative:
A Trans Guyana Airways Britten-Norman BN-2A-7 Islander skidded off the runway at Port Kaituma and crashed into a fence while attempting to land during rainy weather.
Several passengers sustained minor injuries.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Kaieteur News
» Stabroek News


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