Narrative:A Shorts SC.7 Skyvan plane, registered 8R-GGK, sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Georgetown-Cheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO), Guyana. There were no fatalities.
|Date:||09 NOV 2010|
|Type:||Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-100|
|Operator:||Guyana Defence Force|
|C/n / msn:|| SH.1980|
|First flight:|| 1984|
|Engines:|| 2 Garrett TPE331-2-201A|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Georgetown-Cheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO) (Guyana)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Destination airport:||Georgetown-Cheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO/SYCJ), Guyana|
The nose gear collapsed on landing. There is said to be extensive wrinkling of the fuselage area around the nose of the plane.
» Broken nose Skyvan likely to be grounded a while (Stabroek News 28-11-2010)
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.