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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 3 January 1969
Time:13:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
Operator:General Airlines
Registration: N587JA
C/n / msn: 40
First flight: 1968-12-10 ()
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Narsarsuaq (   Greenland)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Narsarsuaq Airport (UAK/BGBW), Greenland
Narrative:
Controlled flight into terrain.

Sources:
» BAAA-ACRO
» NTSB
» Correio da Manhă 5 January 1969, p8
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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