Narrative:The Romanian BN-2A Islander ambulance plane impacted terrain near Petreasa, Romania. The airplane sustained substantial damage and all seven on board initially survived. The pilot died before a rescue party was able to reach the site. One passenger also succumbed to her injuries.
The airplane had left Bucharest at 13:38 hours with a medical team to obtain transplant organs from a patient who just passed away at Oradea. An IFR flight plan had been filed. Over two hours into the flight, the engines began losing power as a result of carburettor icing.
The airplane came down on a hillside in deep snow at an altitude of about 1400 m.
All engine powerloss
Forced landing outside airport
» Realitatea.net 20-1-2014
Official accident investigation report
|investigating agency: ||Civil Aviation Safety Investigation and Analysis Center (CIAS) - Romania |
|report status: ||Final|
|report number: ||NR. A 15-04|
|report released:||16 October 2015|
|duration of investigation: ||1 year and 9 months|
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NR. A 15-04
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 Bucharest-Baneasa Airport to Oradea Airport as the crow flies is 427 km (267 miles).