Accident description
Last updated: 1 October 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 9 December 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Pilatus Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander
Operator:Indian Air Force - IAF
Registration: IN-132
C/n / msn: 875
First flight: 1980
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Cochin NAS (COK) (   India)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Cochin NAS (VOCC), India
Destination airport:Cochin NAS (VOCC), India
Narrative:
Ditched following a loss of engine power during a test flight.

Sources:
» BAAA-ACRO
» Thomas Brügge
» The Indian Express - December 10 1987


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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.
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