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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Date:Saturday 6 November 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
Registration: CS-AJO
C/n / msn: 125
First flight: 1969-10-27 (13 years )
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Serra do Monchique (   Portugal)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cascais Airport (LPCS), Portugal
Destination airport:Portimão Airport (PRM/LPPM), Portugal
The aircraft lost altitude due bad weather and hit the ground.

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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 Cascais Airport to Portimão Airport as the crow flies is 187 km (117 miles).

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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