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Last updated: 23 June 2021
Datum:Sonntag 30 August 1970
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
Fluggesellschaft:Dutch Continental Airways
Kennzeichen: PH-NVA
Werknummer: 111
Baujahr: 1969-09-11 (1 years)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 9
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Haringvreter (   Niederlande)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Midden Zeeland Airfield (EHMZ), Niederlande
Flug nach:Midden Zeeland Airfield (EHMZ), Niederlande
The aircraft inadvertently entered a fog bank. The pilot, who did not have an instrument rating, lost spatial awareness. When the Islander broke the fog bank it was flying in a 45 degree bank angle. It contacted trees and crashed on the Haringvreter island in a lake called Veerse Meer.

» Aircraft accident inquiry in the Netherlands / A.A. van Wijk
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photo of BN-2A-Islander-PH-NVA


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.
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