Accident IRMA/Pilatus Britten-Norman BN-2T Islander ZS-NAT, Tuesday 20 January 2015
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Date:Tuesday 20 January 2015
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
IRMA/Pilatus Britten-Norman BN-2T Islander
Owner/operator:Xcel Aviation
Registration: ZS-NAT
MSN: 2158
Year of manufacture:1986
Engine model:Allison 250-B17C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Dawlatabad district, Balkh province -   Afghanistan
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
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Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
A Britten-Norman BN-2T Islander sustained substantial damage in a forced landing in the Dawlatabad District of Balkh Province in Afghanistan. Both crew members survived.
The airplane, equipped with geophysical survey equipment, sustained substantial damage when the undercarriage broke away during a forced landing on sandy terrain.

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