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A Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander passenger plane was damaged PDF Print E-mail
Status: Preliminary
Date: 07 OCT 2012
Time: 16:16
Type: Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 Islander
Operator: FlyMontserrat
Registration: VP-MON
C/n / msn: 082
First flight: 1969-06-19 (43 years 4 months)
Engines: 2 Lycoming 0-540-E4C5
Crew: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers: Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Total: Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Written off
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Antigua-V.C. Bird International Airport (ANU) (Antigua and Barbuda)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature: International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport: Antigua-V.C. Bird International Airport (ANU) (ANU/TAPA), Antigua and Barbuda
Destination airport: Montserrat-John A. Osborne Airport (MNI) (MNI/TRPG), Montserrat
Flightnumber: 107
Narrative:
A Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander passenger plane sustained substantial damage in an accident at Antigua-V.C. Bird International Airport (ANU). The pilot and two of the three passengers were killed.
FlyMontserrat flight 107 to Montserrat crashed on takeoff, coming down in the grass next to the runway.

Weather about the time of the accident (16:16 LT / 20:16 UTC) was reported being:
TAPA 072000Z 19012KT 6000 -TSRA FEW012CB SCT013 24/22 Q1013
20:00 UTC (16:00 LT): Winds 190 degrees at 12 knots, Visibility: 6000 m; light rain associated with thunderstorm; Few clouds at 1200 feet AGL; Scattered clouds at 1300 feet AGL; Temperature: 24°C, Dewpoint 22°C; Pressure mb.
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 30 October 2012 )