Accident Britten-Norman BN-2A-27 Islander YJ-RV16,
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Date:Monday 1 April 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Britten-Norman BN-2A-27 Islander
Owner/operator:Air Vanuatu
Registration: YJ-RV16
MSN: 104
Year of manufacture:1969
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial, written off
Location:Walaha Airport (WLH) -   Vanuatu
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Walaha Airport (WLH/NVSW)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
After landing at Walaha Airport (WLH), Vanuatu, the Islander taxied to the small terminal building at the northern end of the runway. The left hand wing impacted a pole on the porch, supporting the roof of the building. The left hand wing tip was bent upwards and the leading edge of the wing was damaged as a result of the impact. Neither the pilot nor the passengers sustained any injuries.


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photo (c) Peter Lewis; Port Vila-Bauerfield Airport (VLI/NVVV); 06 July 2011

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