Crash-aerien 15 FEB 2022 d'un Britten-Norman BN-2A-9 Islander N821RR - Culebra Airport (CPX)
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Statuts:Accident Investigation report not yet completed, but information verified through authorities or other sources.
Date:mardi 15 fvrier 2022
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-9 Islander
Compagnie:Air Flamenco
Immatriculation: N821RR
Numéro de série: 338
Année de Fabrication: 1973
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 1
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 3
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Lieu de l'accident:Culebra Airport (CPX) (   Porto Rico)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Aéroport de départ:San Juan-Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport (SIG/TJIG), Porto Rico
Aéroport de destination:Culebra Airport (CPX/TJCP), Porto Rico
A Britten-Norman BN-2A-9 Islander, registration N821RR, suffered substantial damage in an accident while landing on runway 13 at Culebra Airport (CPX), Puerto Rico.
The airplane was operated as an instructional flight. The pilot had recently retired from flying large category transport airplanes. He was recently hired Air Flamenco and had received some ground school training on the BN-2A-9, the company mission, routes, and destinations. The accident occurred on the first landing of his first flight, and it was his first ever landing at the accident airport. The pilot stated that he entered a left downwind for landing on runway 13, and the estimated winds were 090 at 15 to 16 knots. The approach was flown about 80 knots and about 100 ft above the normal flight path, the stated to the NTSB.
After touchdown the airplane "leaned to the right" and veered off the right side of the runway.
The commercial pilot seated in the back stated it was not a hard landing, but it was "harder than anything he had experienced before at that airport."

The right-hand wing was partially severed at the wing root and the airplane came to a stop in the grass on the left side of the runway. The right propeller blades displayed tip curling and the orange-painted wingtip displayed impact damage and longitudinal scraping and asphalt transfer.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: ERA22LA123



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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre San Juan-Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport et Culebra Airport est de 85 km (53 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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