- Air Accidents Investigation Branch
- 16 December 2014
- Date of occurrence:
- 7 October 2012
- Aircraft category:
- Commercial - fixed wing
- Report type:
- Special bulletin
- Aircraft type:
- Britten-Norman BN2A-26 Islander
- V C Bird International Airport, Antigua (TAPA)
Investigation update on accident that occurred on 7 October 2012, at V C Bird International Airport, Antigua (TAPA)
The aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff. Water was present in the fuel system feeding the right-hand engine, which was not producing power at impact.
This Special Bulletin, issued by the AAIB, contains information on the progress of the investigation and focuses on the fuel suction filter assemblies. One Safety Recommendation is made.
The investigation continues.
Published: 16 December 2014
Date of occurrence: 7 October 2012