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Last updated: 25 June 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:martes 21 diciembre 1971
Hora:13:45
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander
Operador:Vieques Air Link
Registración: N589JA
Numéro de série: 25
Año de Construcción: 1968-07-27 (3 years 5 months)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Culebra Airport (CPX) (   Puerto Rico)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Vieques Airport (VQS/TJCG), Puerto Rico
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Culebra Airport (CPX/TJCP), Puerto Rico
Descripción:
The aircraft bounced on landing. The pilot initiated a go-around over hills. The airplane was unable to clear a house and crashed.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - exercised poor judgment
pilot in command - delayed in initiating go-around
weather - unfavorable wind conditions
miscellaneous - evasive maneuver to avoid collision
FACTORS:
weather - downdraft,updrafts
terrain - other
miscellaneous acts,conditions - downwind

Fuentes:
» BAAA-ACRO
» NTSB
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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Distance from Vieques Airport to Culebra Airport as the crow flies is 28 km (18 miles).

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