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Accident description
Last updated: 17 March 2018
Date:Sunday 6 July 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 Islander
Operator:Domestic Airways
Registration: 8R-GGY
C/n / msn: 470
First flight: 1975
Engines: 2 Lycoming O-540-E4C5
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Monkey Mountain Airport (MYM) (   Guyana)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mahdia Airport (MHA/SYMD), Guyana
Destination airport:Monkey Mountain Airport (MYM/SYMM), Guyana
A Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander aircraft was damaged in a landing accident at Monkey Mountain Airport, Guyana. The airplane operated on a flight from Ogle to Omai, Mahdia and Monkey Mountain.
An initial investigation revealed that airplane landed short of the runway, damaging the landing gear. The airplane entered the runway but subsequently veered off.

Runway excursion

» Guyana Times
» Stabroek News 7 July 2014


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Mahdia Airport to Monkey Mountain Airport as the crow flies is 104 km (65 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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