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Last updated: 17 October 2021
Datum:Freitag 16 Januar 2015
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-8 Islander
Fluggesellschaft:Chapi Air
Kennzeichen: YV2238
Werknummer: 296
Baujahr: 1971
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Schwer beschädigt
Unfallort:Los Roques Airport (LRV) (   Venezuela)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:Higuerote Airport (HGE/SVHG), Venezuela
Flug nach:Los Roques Airport (LRV/SVRS), Venezuela
A Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander, registered YV2238, sustained significant damage in a landing accident at Los Roques Airport (LRV), Venezuela.
The right hand main landing gear collapsed during landing on runway 07.


photo of BN-2A-8-Islander-YV-1115C
accident date: 16-01-2015
type: Britten-Norman BN-2A-8 Islander
registration: YV-1115C

Video, social media

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 Higuerote Airport to Los Roques Airport as the crow flies is 176 km (110 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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