ASN Aircraft accident Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 Islander HS-RON Pattaya Airport (PYX)
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Date:Tuesday 14 January 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 Islander
Operator:Siam Air Sports
Registration: HS-RON
MSN: 156
First flight: 1970-02-11 (33 years)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,5 km (0.9 mls) from Pattaya Airport (PYX) (   Thailand)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Pattaya Airport (PYX/YTBF), Thailand
Destination airport:Pattaya Airport (PYX/YTBF), Thailand
The pilot took off with full flaps, and lost control of the plane at 200-300 feet. The airplane stalled and crash-landed in a cassava field.

Loss of control

» Jim McConnell (eyewitness), by E-mail 10-1-2011
» Pattaya Mail
» Thomas Brügge


photo of BN-2A-26-Islander-HS-RON
accident date: 14-01-2003
type: Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 Islander
registration: HS-RON

Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
11 FEB 1970 G-51-156 first flight
11 FEB 1970 G-AXYM D. Arnold
21 FEB 1983 G-AXYM Bristow Helicopters, Nigeria
21 MAR 1983 G-AXYM Balmar Aviation
G-AXYM Halfpenny Green Parachute Association
01 JUN 1990 G-BSPY Halfpenny Green Skydiving Centre
13 AUG 1990 G-BSPY Glassbrush Ltd.
G-BSPY Target Skysports
22 JUN 2001 G-BSPY Cormack (Aircraft Services) Ltd.
14 SEP 2001 HS-RON Siam Air Sports

source: Werner Fischdick


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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