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Last updated: 27 October 2021
Fecha:viernes 16 enero 2015
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-8 Islander
Operador:Chapi Air
Registración: YV2238
Numéro de série: 296
Año de Construcción: 1971
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 10
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Ubicación:Los Roques Airport (LRV) (   Venezuela)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Higuerote Airport (HGE/SVHG), Venezuela
Aeropuerto de Llegada: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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