Aviation Accident Summaries

Aviation Accident Summary ERA10WA044

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Factual Information

On October 22, 2009, about 1417 universal coordinated time, a Britten Norman BN-2A/26, PJ-SUN, experienced a right engine failure during cruise flight, and subsequently ditched in the Caribbean Sea, near Kralendijk, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles. The airplane is presumed to be substantially damaged. The certificated commercial pilot was fatally injured and nine passengers sustained minor injuries. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and a visual flight rules flight plan was filed for the flight that departed Willemstad, Curacao (TNCC), destined for Kralendijk, Bonaire (TNCB). The scheduled passenger flight was conducted under the provisions of Civil Aviation Regulation Netherlands Antilles (CARNA) Part 8. This investigation is under jurisdiction of the Netherlands Antilles Government. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from: Directorate of Civil Aviation (Ministry of Communications) Seru Mahuma z/n Curacao, Netherlands Antilles This report is for informational purposes and contains only information released by the Netherlands Antilles Government.


Source: NTSB Aviation Accident Database

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