Accident to the ATR72 registered YJ-AV71 and operated by Air Vanuatu on 28/07/2018 at Port Vila, Vanuatu [Investigation delegated to AIC / Papoua New Guinea]


Preliminary data based on the notification from the Republic of Vanuatu authorities:

ATR 72 shut down the RH Engine 57miles south of Port Vila following a loud bang,low oil pressure indicating and smoke. All 3 indication of Elec smoke- Fwd smoke- Aft smoke illumination of the caution panel; this led to the shutdown of the RH engine. The aircraft landed and immediately veered off the runway, crossing the taxiway onto the GA aircraft parking area and hit 02 Britten Norman Islanders before coming to a stop.