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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
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Date:Saturday 5 March 2011
Time:10:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Operator:Wyngs Aviation
Registration: YV196T
C/n / msn: BB-540
First flight: 1979
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Union Island Airport (UNI) (   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Porlamar Airport (PMV/SVMG), Venezuela
Destination airport:Canouan Island Airport (CIW/TVSC), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Narrative:
Aircraft landed with a tailwind and overran the runway. A photo showed the aircraft with a collapsed nose wheel and badly damaged propeller blades. No reports of injuries.
The plane was heading to Canouan, when the pilot mistook Union Island for the neighbouring island.

Classification:
Runway excursion

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Distance from Porlamar Airport to Canouan Island Airport as the crow flies is 346 km (216 miles).

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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