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Last updated: 12 May 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:woensdag 9 september 1970
Tijd:07:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:San Juan Air
Registratie: N855JA
Constructienummer: 87
Bouwjaar: 1969-06-28 (1 year 2 months)
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Orocovis (   Puerto Rico)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Onbekend
Vliegveld van vertrek:San Juan (unknown airport), Puerto Rico
Vliegveld van aankomst:Ponce Airport (PSE/TJPS), Puerto Rico
Beschrijving:
The Islander descended in shallow left hand turns until it collided with a mountain side. The pilot had not slept for 27 hours. Fatigue may have played a role, but the probable cause was not determined.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
Miscellaneous - undetermined

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