ASN Aircraft accident Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander CF-XZS Tumbler Ridge, BC
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Monday 26 March 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
Operator:Arctic Air
Registration: CF-XZS
MSN: 50
First flight: 1969
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Tumbler Ridge, BC (   Canada)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The aircraft did not accelerate during a take-off attempt from a strip softened by above-freezing temperatures. The pilot attempted to abort the take-off but was unable to stop before running off the end into rough ground and a ditch.

Runway excursion (overrun)

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