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Crash of a Britten Norman BN-2A-26 Islander in Eteringbang: 1 killed

Accident description

  • Jul 25, 2017 at 1748 LT
  • 8R-GRA
  • Landing (descent or approach)
  • Cargo
  • No
  • Airport (less than 10 km from airport)
  • Ekereku – Eteringbang
  • 3006
  • 1982
  • Eteringbang, Guyana
  • Guyana
  • South America
  • 1
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • The pilot, sole on board, was performing a cargo flight from Ekereku to Eteringbang, carrying fuel for local miners. On final approach to the Eteringbang Airfield, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed nose first in a dense wooded area located 200 meters short of runway. The pilot Collin Martin was killed. He was the Chief Pilot of Roraima Airways since 2015.