Narrative:The Islander, carrying 700 kilos of live fish, flew into the side of Mount Tagpao. Weather was poor with heavy rains.
|Date:||Saturday 16 October 2004|
Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander
|C/n / msn:|| 593|
|First flight:|| 1977|
|Engines:|| 2 Lycoming IO-540-K1B5|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||9 km (5.6 mls) NE of Coron (Philippines)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Coron Airport (XCN), Philippines|
|Destination airport:||Puerto Princesa Airport (PPS/RPVP), Philippines|
» Thomas Brügge
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Coron Airport to Puerto Princesa Airport as the crow flies is 295 km (184 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.