Date & Time: Mar 15, 2005 at 0018 LT
Type of aircraft:
Britten-Norman Islander
Operator:
Registration:
G-BOMG
Flight Type:
Ambulance
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Glasgow-Campbeltown
MSN:
2205
YOM:
1989
Region:
Europe
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Captain / Total flying hours:
3553
Captain / Total hours on type:
205
Aircraft flight hours:
6221
Aircraft flight cycles:
40018
Circumstances:
The aircraft was performing an ambulance flight from Glasgow to the airport of Campbeltown-Machrihanish. On final approach by night and poor visibility, the aircraft crashed into the sea, off Mull of Kintyre. Both occupants were killed. At the time of the accident, there was low cloud at 400 feet, wind and light rain. The pilot crossed minimum safe altitude and was approaching too low.