Britten-Norman

Medical Plane Crash Leads to Resignations in Romania

Saturday, January 25, 2014
By George Hatcher
Medical Plane Crash Leads to Resignations in Romania

A medical rescue crew boarded a plane and left Bucharest for Oradea to pick up transplant organs from a patient who just passed away. But they became victims themselves. We have seen intensive searches for missing planes all over the globe; but here’s a medical rescue team aboard a BN-2A Islander who suffered tragedy... »

Fashion Mogul Plane Missing in Venezuela

Saturday, January 5, 2013
By George Hatcher

On January 4, 2012, a plane taking off at 11:00AM went missing at 11:30AM. The party was en route from the resort Los Roques Venezuela traveling 100 miles to Caracas and disappeared from radar. A search has been initiated for the private plane, a twin-engine Britten Norman BN2 Islander. Map Listed on the flight... »

Pilot and British Tourist Die in Small Plane Crash in Antigua

Monday, October 8, 2012
By George Hatcher
Pilot and British Tourist Die in Small Plane Crash in Antigua

What: FlyMontserrat Britten-Norman Islander en route from Antigua to Montserrat Island Where: V.C. Bird International Airport When: October 7 2012 Who: pilot and 3 passengers Why: The twin-engine Britten-Norman Islander en route from Antigua to Montserrat Island overran a rainy runway at 4 p.m. and crashed. Witnesses heard irregularities in the engine before it... »

Photographer and Pilots Lost on Mountain in East Taiwan

Saturday, September 1, 2012
By George Hatcher
Photographer and Pilots Lost on Mountain in East Taiwan

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Sung-Yang Tong What: Dapeng Airlines Britten-Norman BN-2B-26 Islander en route from Taipei to Taitung Where: Missing en route When: August 30, 2012 Who: 3 aboard Why: After departing from Songshan Airport at 7:25, the plane with two pilots and a photographer (pilot Hsuey Chen-hao,... »

BN2 Crashes in Caribbean, Pilot Lost, Passengers Rescued

Thursday, October 22, 2009
By George Hatcher
BN2 Crashes in Caribbean, Pilot Lost, Passengers Rescued

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Connector What: Divi Divi Air Britten-Norman BN2 A Islander en route from Curacao to Bonaire Netherlands Antilles Where: Caribbean When: Oct 22nd 2009 Who: 9 passengers and 1 pilot Why: When the plane experienced engine failure, the flight ditched in the Carribean. The pilot,... »

African Crash update, 9 Dead

Wednesday, October 8, 2008
By George Hatcher
African Crash update, 9 Dead

What: Britten-Norman Islander en route from Mozambique (Nelspruit’s Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) at 14:00) to Bloemfontein Where: The wreckage was found in the Barberton mountain area near Nelspruit When: Lost Sunday, found Monday 06/10/2008 16:47 – (SA) Who: Eight passengers, 1 pilot Why: After disappearing, a search-and-rescue team made up of police, military... »

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