Crash of a Britten-Norman BN-2A-2 Islander in Mahdia: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jan 6, 2001
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
8R-GFN
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Kato - Mahdia
MSN:
289
YOM:
1971
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The aircraft was completing a flight from Kato to Mahdia, carrying two pilots and one passenger on behalf of a public work company. On approach, the crew encountered marginal weather conditions when the twin engine aircraft struck the slope of Mt Ebini located 9 km short of runway and crashed in a wooded area. All three occupants were killed.

Crash of a Britten-Norman BN-2A-9 Islander in Kurupung: 1 killed

Date & Time: May 3, 2000
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
8R-GAC
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
694
YOM:
1973
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft was descending to Kurupung Airstrip in marginal weather conditions when it collided with trees and crashed in a wooded area located in hilly terrain. The pilot, sole on board, was killed. The aircraft was on its way to Kurupung to deliver fuel drums.

Crash of a Britten-Norman BN-2A-8 Islander in Hampton Court

Date & Time: Oct 15, 1996
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
8R-GGR
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
230
YOM:
1970
Country:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After landing in a wet runway surface, the twin engine aircraft was unable to stop within the remaining distance and overran. There were no casualties but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. The exact date of the accident remains unknown, somewhere in October 1996.
Probable cause:
It is believed that the loss of control after landing was the consequence of hydroplaning.

Crash of a Britten-Norman BN-2A-27 Islander in Holitipu

Date & Time: May 29, 1996
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
8R-GHG
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
484
YOM:
1975
Country:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After touchdown at Holitipu Airport, the twin engine aircraft collided with construction machinery and came to rest. There were no injuries while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
The airport authority failed to publish a notam about works in progress. The pilot failed to get information about the destination airport conditions.

Crash of a Britten-Norman BN-2A-27 near Georgetown

Date & Time: Sep 15, 1994
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
8R-GGU
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Georgetown-Cheddi Jagan - Georgetown-Ogle
MSN:
251
YOM:
1971
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Sole on board, the pilot was completing a cargo flight from Georgetown-Cheddi Jagan Airport to Georgetown-Ogle Airport. While descending to Ogle Airport by night, the twin engine aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances in a wooded area located few km south of Georgetown. The wreckage was found few hours later. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot Gerry Gouveia was seriously injured. The accident occurred somewhere in September 1994 (exact date unknown).

Crash of a Piper PA-31-310 Navajo near Georgetown: 2 killed

Date & Time: Jan 5, 1991
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
9Y-PIA
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Georgetown - Piarco
MSN:
31-8012080
YOM:
1980
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Few minutes after takeoff from Georgetown-Timehri Airport, while climbing in poor weather conditions, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed 15 km south of the airport. The aircraft was destroyed and both occupants were killed.

Crash of a Cessna 401 in Georgetown: 2 killed

Date & Time: Jun 4, 1989
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
N4042Q
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
After takeoff, while in initial climb, the twin engine aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances. Both occupants were killed.

Crash of a Cessna 402B on Mt Pakaraima: 1 killed

Date & Time: Nov 3, 1985
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
8R-GEP
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
402B-1023
YOM:
1975
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
In unknown circumstances, the twin engine airplane struck the slope of Mt Pakaraima. The pilot, sole on board, was killed.

Crash of a Short SC.7 Skyvan 3 Variant 100 in the Kamoa Mountain Range: 4 killed

Date & Time: Jan 18, 1981
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
8R-GFF
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
1966
YOM:
1979
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
While cruising in poor weather conditions, the twin engine airplane struck the slope of a mountain shrouded in clouds and located in the Kamoa Mountain Range. All four occupants were killed.