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Last updated: 25 May 2020
Status:Definitief
Datum:dinsdag 2 juni 1981
Tijd:15:19
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-7 Islander
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Pinders Charter Service
Registratie: N28377
Constructienummer: 141
Bouwjaar: 1969-12-22 (11 years 6 months)
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:van Nassau, Bahamas (   Atlantische Oceaan)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Passagiersvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Cape Eleuthera Airport (CEL/MYEC), Bahamas
Vliegveld van aankomst:Nassau International Airport (NAS/MYNN), Bahamas
Beschrijving:
Both engines failed, so the pilot ditched the Islander in international waters off Nassau.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE:
pilot in command - inadequate preflight preparation and/or planning
pilot in command - mismanagement of fuel
miscellaneous acts,conditions - fuel exhaustion
FACTORs:
powerplant - powerplant-instruments: fuel quantity gauge
miscellaneous acts,conditions - erratic
miscellaneous acts,conditions - failure of two or more engines
miscellaneous acts,conditions - aircraft came to rest in water

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