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... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Iran Plane Crash: Passenger plane goes down in southern Iran
    Bad weather and tough terrain are hampering search efforts for an Iranian airliner that crashed on Sunday. The Aseman Airlines flight was flying from Tehran ...
  • Iranian Rescue Teams Reach the Site of the Plane Crash That Likely Killed All 65 People on Board
    (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran's Press TV is reporting that search and rescue teams have reached the site of the plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board.The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on Sunday in foggy weather, ...
  • Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. An Iranian commercial plane crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said ...
  • Aseman Airlines plane crash kills 66 in central Iran
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has ordered an investigation into a plane crash that killed 66 people. The Aseman Airlines jet disappeared from radar 50 minu...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down near the town of Semirom shortly after taking o...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down shortly after taking off from Tehran. All on board are feared dead. Joel Labi reports.
  • Iran plane crash: Agonising wait continues for relatives
    Relatives of 66 people who were on board a plane that crashed in Iran are desperately waiting for any news, as a search operation is set to resume. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane came down in the Zagros mountains on Sunday, and all those on board are feared to have been killed. Heavy wind ...
  • All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran
    TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on ...
  • 65 People Feared Dead After Plane Crash In Iran
    State media reports an Aseman Airlines passenger plane crashed Sunday about an hour after takeoff and that all 65 people on board might be dead.
  • No survivors after Wyoming plane crash
    EVANSTON, Wyo. - The Federal Aviation Administration and NTSB are investigating after a small plane crashed near Evanston at 3:07pm on Sunday. There's no word as to how many people were on board at the time, but officials said there are no survivors. According to the Uinta County Wyoming ...

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  • (10 of 10) The crash site is about 16 miles west, northwest of the airport. The final radio contact prior to the c… https://t.co/vfcxme8KFW
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  • (9 of 10) Plane crashed on a mountain. The airport is in a valley. The charts https://t.co/oQHwWZOpte
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  • (8 of 10) Wikipedia already has a site up on the crash, but the crash will be under official investigation for a… https://t.co/DjSQVYhgSP
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  • (7 of 10) A drone was sent over the mountain range to look for wreckage plus there were crews trying to reach the crash site on foot.
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  • (6 of 10) Weather hampered recovery efforts. Fog and a blizzard prevented local helicopter support. Aseman airline… https://t.co/FBdxVdN84N
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