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Last updated: 14 May 2021
Status:Definitief
Datum:zondag 28 december 2014
Tijd:ca 11:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 Islander
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Air Services Limited - ASL
Registratie: 8R-GHE
Constructienummer: 269
Bouwjaar: 1971
Aantal vlieguren:25818
Motoren: 2 Lycoming O-540-E4C5
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vermist
Gevolgen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Plaats:binnen Guyana (   Guyana)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Mahdia Airport (MHA/SYMD), Guyana
Vliegveld van aankomst:Karisparu Airport (SYKU), Guyana
Beschrijving:
The Britten Norman Islander took off from Mahdia at 15:42 UTC (11:42 local time) on a routine cargo flight and the last known position was recorded at 15:44 UTC (11:44 local time). The aircraft was estimated to arrive Karisparu at 16:00 UTC (12:00 local time). The aircraft was declared missing when it failed to arrive.
Despite an intensive twenty one days of aerial and ground searches in mountainous and densely forested terrain, the aircraft and its occupants had not been found. The search was called of on January 19, 2015 with the crew presumed dead.

Probable Cause:

Cause: The probable cause of this accident is unknown.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: GAAIU
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 4 years and 5 months
Accident number: GAAIU:3/1/6
Download report: Final report

Bronnen:
» Ministry of Public Works, 19-1-2015
» Caribbean News Desk 28-11-2014
» Guyana Times 30-12-2014


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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 Mahdia Airport en Karisparu Airport bedraagt 52 km (32 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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