Vliegtuigongeval op 31 MAR 1978 met Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander VH-EQK - Landsborough, QLD
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Datum:vrijdag 31 maart 1978
Tijd:10:21
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Unionair
Registratie: VH-EQK
Constructienummer: 146
Bouwjaar: 1970-01-02 (8 years 3 months)
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Landsborough, QLD (   Australië)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Zaken
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
Some 35 minutes after departure, first the port engine and then the starboard engine failed. A forced landing into a small cleared area was attempted but on final approach the aircraft stalled and struck the ground heavily. The pilot did not check fuel quantity in tanks prior to departure. Fuel quantity gauges were erratic in operation giving false indications - a fact known to the pilot.

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