NTSB Identification: MIA07WA159
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 25, 2007 in Kopinang, Guyana
Aircraft: Britten-Norman BN2A Islander, registration:
Injuries: 3 Fatal,2 Serious.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On April 25, 2007, about 1330 Atlantic standard time, a Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander, Guyana registration, 8R-GET, registered to and operated by Air Services LTD., Guyana, as an on-demand air taxi flight, crashed near Kopinang Airstrip, Kopinang, Guyana. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed in the area at the time, and no flight plan was filed. The pilot and two passengers were fatally injured. Two other passengers received serious injuries, and the airplane was destroyed. The flight originated at Kato Airstrip, Kato, Guyana, the same day, about 1300.

According to an official with the Office of the Director General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority, the flight departed with the pilot and four passengers onboard, en route for Kopinang Airstrip, and it crashed under unknown circumstances in mountainous and rugged jungle terrain, during "bad weather", about 3 miles south of the intended destination of Kopinang Airstrip.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Guyana. Any further information pertaining to this accident maybe obtained from:

Guyana Civil Aviation Authority
82 Premniranjan Place
Prashad Nagar
Greater Georgetown, Guyana
Telephone: 592-225-6822
Facsimile: 592-225-6800

This report is for informational purposes only, and contains information obtained for or released by the Government of Guyana.

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