Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 6 September 1984
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-ISG
C/n / msn: 756
First flight: 1975-08-28 (9 years )
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mount Musaka (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tabubil Airport (TBG), Papua New Guinea
Destination airport:Telefomin Airport (TFM), Papua New Guinea
Narrative:
Crashed into Mount Musaka.
The airplane was on a flight from Tabubil Airport (TBG) in the Western Province, PNG to Telefomin Airport (TFM) in the West Sepik Province, PNG. The flight originated at Wewak Airport (WWK) in the East Sepik Province, PNG. Its final intended destination was Kiunga Airport (UNG) in the Western province were it was based.


Sources:
» BAAA-ACRO
» Flight International 26-1-1985
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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