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Last updated: 30 November 2021
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Sunday 13 March 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2B-20 Islander
Operator:Anguilla Air Services
Registration: VP-ACT
MSN: 2294
First flight: 1997-10-23 (18 years 5 months)
Engines: 2 Lycoming O-540-K1B5
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Saint-Barthélémy Airport (SBH) (   Guadeloupe)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Anguilla-Wallblake Airport (AXA/TQPF), Anguilla
Destination airport:Saint-Barthélémy Airport (SBH/TFFJ), Guadeloupe
A Britten-Norman BN-2B-20 Islander sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion accident at Saint-Barthélémy Airport.
The pilot was on approach to runway 28. The wind was from 060 at 26 kt and the runway was wet.
During the landing roll, the pilot lost directional control and the airplane made a longitudinal runway excursion.

Runway excursion



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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 Anguilla-Wallblake Airport to Saint-Barthélémy Airport as the crow flies is 40 km (25 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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