Narrative:Forced landing with engine on fire. The airplane exploded shortly afterwards because it carried a cargo of explosives.
|Date:||Tuesday 26 April 1983|
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-9 Islander
|C/n / msn:|| 841|
|First flight:|| 1977-04-23 (6 years )|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||near Barranca de Upia ( Colombia)
|Phase:|| Unknown (UNK)|
» Civil Aircraft Registers of Colombia / Air Britain Historians, 1983
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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.