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Last updated: 20 March 2019
Date:Tuesday 22 November 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-20 Islander
Operator:Southwest Air
Registration: P2-SWC
C/n / msn: 835
First flight: 1977-03-17 (17 years 8 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:54 km (33.8 mls) ESE of Tabubil (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Selbang Airport (SBC/AYSO), Papua New Guinea
Destination airport:Bolovip Airport (BVP), Papua New Guinea
Crashed into mountain in poor weather.

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Distance from Selbang Airport to Bolovip Airport as the crow flies is 12 km (7 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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