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Last updated: 21 October 2021
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 27 diciembre 1986
Hora:13:48
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic HERN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-114 Riley Heron 2B
Operador:Sunflower Airlines
Registración: DQ-FEF
Numéro de série: 14056
Año de Construcción: 1955
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 12
Total:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 14
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:NE of Nadi International Airport (NAN) (   Fiyi)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Savusavu Airport (SVU/NFNS), Fiyi
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Nadi International Airport (NAN/NFFN), Fiyi
Descripción:
At 500 feet on approach to Nadi the right flap jammed at 35° while the left one continued to 60°. The aircraft rolled to 90° bank, struck the ground and cart wheeled short of runway 21.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Unsecured non-standard flap attachment pin migrated upward and lodged in a lightening hole.

Fuentes:
» Aviation Letter 243
» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/88 (#24)


Fotos

photo of de-Havilland-DH-114-Riley-Heron-2B-DQ-FEF
accident date: 27-12-1986
type: de Havilland DH-114 Riley Heron 2B
registration: DQ-FEF
photo of de-Havilland-DH-114-Riley-Heron-2B-DQ-FEF
accident date: 27-12-1986
type: de Havilland DH-114 Riley Heron 2B
registration: DQ-FEF
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Savusavu Airport to Nadi International Airport as the crow flies is 227 km (142 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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