Accident description
Last updated: 30 October 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 9 June 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pilatus Britten-Norman BN-2A-20 Islander
Operator:Southwest Air
Registration: P2-SWA
C/n / msn: 805
First flight: 1976-10-23 (16 years 8 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Gulgubip Airport (GLP) (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Gulgubip Airport (GLP), Papua New Guinea
Narrative:
The Islander stalled on finals. The left wing touched the ground and the airplane crash-landed and broke up.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» BAAA-ACRO


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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