ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 136738
Last updated: 3 October 2019
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:22-JUN-2011
Time:15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172
Owner/operator:Air Services Limited (ASL)
Registration: 8R-GTS
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Kaow Island airstrip - SYKI, Mazaruni River -   Guyana
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Kaow Island airstrip - SYKI
Narrative:
The pilot of a single-engine Cessna aircraft narrowly escaped serious injury when he lost control of the plane and it crashed while he was attempting to land on Kaow Island airstrip, Mazaruni River around 15:00 hrs yesterday. The aircraft owned by Air Services Limited (ASL) was on assignment to pick up passengers and cargo from Kaow Island and the pilot was the only person on board at the time.
The aircraft was extensively damaged.
Reports said the crash occurred because the pilot missed the airstrip altogether while attempting to land.

Sources:

http://guyanachronicle.com/site/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=29710:plane-crashes-at-kaow-island-airstrip&catid=4:top-story&Itemid=8
http://demerarawaves.com/Latest/2011/06/23/pilot-of-toppled-aircraft-hospitalized.html_


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jun-2011 23:53 gerard57 Added
23-Jun-2011 00:32 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Jun-2011 01:06 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description