Descripción del Accidente ASN 22 OCT 1978 IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander H4-AAC - Bellona Island
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Fecha:domingo 22 octubre 1978
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
Operador:Solomon Islands Airlines
Registración: H4-AAC
Numéro de série: 613
Año de Construcción: 1970-06-29 (8 years 4 months)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Total:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 11
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:de la costa de Bellona Island (   Islas Salomón)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bellona Airport (BNY/AGGB), Islas Salomón
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Honiara-Henderson International Airport (HIR/AGGH), Islas Salomón
While attempting to return to Bellona after encountering weather, the pilot became disoriented and was unable to locate Bellona. The plane ditched into the sea after running out of fuel while the pilot was in radio contact.
The airplane was never found.

» Flight International 20 January 1979
» Peter Thompson (E-mail, 10-8-2010)
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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Distance from Bellona Airport to Honiara-Henderson International Airport as the crow flies is 209 km (131 miles).

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