Vliegtuigongeval op 22 OCT 1978 met IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander H4-AAC - Bellona Island
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Datum:zondag 22 oktober 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Solomon Islands Airlines
Registratie: H4-AAC
Constructienummer: 613
Bouwjaar: 1970-06-29 (8 years 4 months)
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 10 / inzittenden: 10
Totaal:slachtoffers: 11 / inzittenden: 11
Schade: Vermist
Gevolgen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Plaats:van Bellona Island (   Solomoneilanden)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Bellona Airport (BNY/AGGB), Solomoneilanden
Vliegveld van aankomst:Honiara-Henderson International Airport (HIR/AGGH), Solomoneilanden
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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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Bellona Airport en Honiara-Henderson International Airport bedraagt 209 km (131 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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