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Last updated: 11 December 2019
Date:Wednesday 9 June 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-20 Islander
Operator:Southwest Air
Registration: P2-SWA
C/n / msn: 805
First flight: 1976-10-23 (16 years 8 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Gulgubip Airport (GLP) (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Gulgubip Airport (GLP), Papua New Guinea
The Islander stalled on finals. The left wing touched the ground and the airplane crash-landed and broke up.

Loss of control



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