Accident Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander HC-CXK, Sunday 17 September 2023
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Date:Sunday 17 September 2023
Time:c. 13:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander
Owner/operator:ESAV Airlines
Registration: HC-CXK
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Galápagos Islands-Baltra Airport (GPS/SEGS) -   Ecuador
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Isabela-General Villamil Airport (IBB/SEII)
Destination airport:Galápagos Islands-Baltra Airport (GPS/SEGS)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The Islander, flying between Galápagos islands (Isabela-Baltra) had a double malfunction of its engines, making a safe emergency landing at the former USAF Baltra runway.
Online photos show that the aircraft sustained substantial structural damage to nose section and both wings.


Previous incident on May 12, 2023:



Revision history:

18-Sep-2023 06:10 poxipol Added
18-Sep-2023 06:20 harro Updated
18-Sep-2023 09:28 Peter Updated
18-Sep-2023 18:47 Captain Adam Updated

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