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Last updated: 23 July 2019
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Date:Saturday 23 January 1993
Time:09:23
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-20 Islander
Operator:Island Airways Ltd.
Registration: P2-ISF
C/n / msn: 281
First flight: 1971-05-12 (21 years 9 months)
Engines: 2 Lycoming IO-540-K1B5
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bambu Airport (BCP) (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Bambu Airport (BCP), Papua New Guinea
Narrative:
A sudden tailwind on approach to Bambu Airport caused the aircraft to land long and fast on the short (410 m runway). The aircraft overran and fell down an embankment.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» World Aircraft Accident Summary - CAP 479 / Airclaims
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


Photos

photo of BN-2A-20-Islander-P2-ISF
accident date: 23-01-1993
type: Britten-Norman BN-2A-20 Islander
registration: P2-ISF
photo of BN-2A-20-Islander-P2-ISF
accident date: 23-01-1993
type: Britten-Norman BN-2A-20 Islander
registration: P2-ISF
 
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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