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Last updated: 6 May 2021
Datum:Montag 1 April 2013
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-27 Islander
Fluggesellschaft:Air Vanuatu
Kennzeichen: YJ-RV16
Werknummer: 104
Baujahr: 1969-08-21 (43 years 8 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Schwer beschädigt
Unfallort:Walaha Airport (WLH) (   Vanuatu)
Flugphase: Taxi (TXI)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Walaha Airport (WLH/NVSW), Vanuatu
After landing at Walaha Airport (WLH), Vanuatu, the Islander taxied to the small terminal building at the northern end of the runway. The left hand wing impacted a pole on the porch, supporting the roof of the building. The left hand wing tip was bent upwards and the leading edge of the wing was damaged as a result of the impact. Neither the pilot nor the passengers sustained any injuries.



photo of BN-2A-27-Islander-YJ-RV16
accident date: 01-04-2013
type: Britten-Norman BN-2A-27 Islander
registration: YJ-RV16
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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