Accident description
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:Final
Date:Monday 20 July 1981
Time:22:07
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-6 Islander
Operator:Dorado Wings
Registration: N116DW
C/n / msn: 202
First flight: 1971
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU) (   Puerto Rico) show on map
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport (SJU/TJSJ), Puerto Rico
Destination airport:Dorado Beach Airport (DDP), Puerto Rico
Narrative:
The Islander stalled and crashed while attempting to take off from runway 10.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - premature lift-off

Sources:
» BAAA-ACRO
» NTSB
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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Distance from San Juan-Isla Verde International Airport to Dorado Beach Airport as the crow flies is 30 km (18 miles).

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