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Last updated: 10 August 2020
Datum:donderdag 25 juli 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-6 Islander
Registratie: YJ-RV4
Constructienummer: 220
Bouwjaar: 1970
Motoren: 2 Lycoming O-540-E4C5
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 8
Totaal:slachtoffers: 9 / inzittenden: 9
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Olpoi (   Vanuatu)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Olpoi-Lajmoli Airport (OLJ/NVSZ), Vanuatu
Vliegveld van aankomst:Espirítu Santo-Pekoa Airport (SON/NVSS), Vanuatu
The departure track was varied to allow forestry passengers to study trees. The Islander contacted tree tops on a mountain saddle, lost control and crashed into the mountainside forest at an elevation of 2500 feet. The terrain and vegetation was conducive to spatial disorientation. The pilot was not experienced in low flying or mountain flying operations.

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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 Olpoi-Lajmoli Airport en Espirítu Santo-Pekoa Airport bedraagt 99 km (62 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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