Flight from Belfast, Manx 2 crashes at
Cork Airport resulting in 6 fatalities

Tragedy at Cork Airport. A Manx 2 Metroliner operated by Spanish company Flightline crashed on it's third attempt to land in fog. First attempt to runway one - seven, then three-five and again an attempt on one-seven when it crashed. The aircraft came to a halt on its roof when an engine caught fire. This was quickly extinguished by rescue personnel while 2 passengers walked away from the wreckage.
Our thoughts are with the all those affected by this tragic event.

Camera; Digital                       
Photo; 10 February 2011

Manx 2 Crash at Cork Airport
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Metroliner crash close
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Cropped close up view from above photo. Spanish registered Metroliner EC-ITP
Manx2 crash Cork Airport rear view
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Cropped close up viewed from near the threshold of runway one seven.
Ireland Aerial Photography,
John Herriott photography, Kilbeg, Bandon, West Cork, Ireland
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