Date: February 10, 2011
Time: 0945
Location: Cork, Ireland
Operator: Manx2
Flight #: 7100
Route: Belfast - Cork
AC Type: Swearingen SA-227BC Metro III
Registration: EC-ITP
cn / ln: BC-789B
Aboard: 12   (passengers:10  crew:2)
Fatalities: 6   (passengers:4  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The Metroliner made an approach to Runway 17 in low visibility and the crew decided to go-around. A second attempt to land on Runway 35 was also unsuccessful and resulted in another go-around. During a third landing attempt on Runway 17, the aircraft crashed adjacent to Taxiway C and came to rest upside down. A fire soon erupted. Four passenger and both crew members were killed. Improper crew coordination and procedures led to loss of control of the aircraft. A contributing factor was inadequate maintenance causing the two engines to develop unequal thrust.

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