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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
Status:
Date:Saturday 14 January 1984
Time:ca 11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-20 Islander
Operator:Talair
Registration: P2-ISH
C/n / msn: 757
First flight: 1975-09-12 (8 years 4 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Karimui (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kundiawa-Chimbu Airport (CMU/AYCH), Papua New Guinea
Destination airport:Karimui Airport (KMR/AYRI), Papua New Guinea
Narrative:
The BN-2A Islander crashed the in highlands of Papua New Guinea while on a flight from Kundiawa to Karimui.

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 208
» The Canberra Times, 14-1-1984


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Distance from Kundiawa-Chimbu Airport to Karimui Airport as the crow flies is 54 km (34 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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