Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 8 July 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pilatus Britten-Norman BN-2B-27 Islander
Operator:Air Inter Gabon
Registration: TR-LBJ
C/n / msn: 2127
First flight: 1982
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Medouneu Airport (MDV) (   Gabon)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Libreville Airport (LBV/FOOL), Gabon
Destination airport:Medouneu Airport (MDV), Gabon
Narrative:
The airplane lost control during a visual approach. It struck trees and crashed short of the runway. A wing was torn off and the fuselage caught fire.

Sources:
» BAAA-ACRO
» Scramble
» WAAS
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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Distance from Libreville Airport to Medouneu Airport as the crow flies is 160 km (100 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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