Britten-Norman BN2B-20 Islander, G-SICA, 16 January 2013

Britten-Norman BN2B-20 Islander, G-SICA


At the beginning of the takeoff roll, on an untreated runway surface contaminated with ice, the aircraft started an uncontrollable drift to the left. The takeoff was abandoned and the aircraft slid off the runway at slow speed without suffering any damage. The Airport Authority and aircraft operator have amended their procedures for operations on runway surfaces contaminated by snow or ice.

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A correction was published to this report in the July 2013 Bulletin.

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Published 10 December 2014