ASN Aircraft accident IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-9 Islander 5U-AAN Agadès Airport (AJY)
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Friday 31 January 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-9 Islander
Registration: 5U-AAN
MSN: 674
First flight: 1972
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Agadès Airport (AJY) (   Niger)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Agadès Airport (AJY/DRZA), Niger
The two pilots had feathered the right engine for training purposes. While on final approach to runway 07 the aircraft was too low and a go-araound on one engine was initiated. The aircraft veered to the right and crashed out of control about 150 m further on.

Flight with 1 engine inoperative
Loss of control

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