Descripción del Accidente ASN 17 OCT 1975 Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 Islander EI-BBA - Inishmore Airport (IOR)
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Estado:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Fecha:viernes 17 octubre 1975
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 Islander
Operador:Aer Arann
Registración: EI-BBA
Numéro de série: 444
Año de Construcción: 1974-10-09 (1 year )
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Inishmore Airport (IOR) (   Irlanda)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Inishmore-Kilronan Airport (IOR/EIIM), Irlanda
After landing on the grass strip the pilot was unable to stop on the wet surface. By applying power, he tried to overfly rocky obstructions at the end of the strip on to a sand area beyond. The landing gear struck a rock.

Aeroplane performance should have allowed stopping in the distance available. No evidence of defect in the brake system was found. The position of the sun had some bearing on the approach. A light variable wind may have been marginally unfavourable in component; otherwise meteorological conditions were not relevant. At a stage in the landing run when a go-around would have been practicable, the pilot decided to continue the landing.

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