Accident description
Last updated: 28 November 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 31 May 1995
Time:22:10
Type:Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000
Operator:Air Niugini
Registration: P2-ANB
C/n / msn: 11049
First flight: 1972
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 35
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 39
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Madang Airport (MAG) (   Papua New Guinea) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Lae-Nadzab Airport (LAE/AYNZ), Papua New Guinea
Destination airport:Madang Airport (MAG/AYMD), Papua New Guinea
Flightnumber: 128
Narrative:
After an unsuccessful visual approach to runway 25, the crew tried landing at runway 07 (the same runway, opposite direction). The F-28 touched down a little late and aquaplaned off the runway and fell into a ditch. The accident happened after a flight (PX128) from Port Moresby and Nadzab.

Sources:
» Airnieuws 308 (p. 22)
» Scramble 194(62)


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Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Lae-Nadzab Airport to Madang Airport as the crow flies is 183 km (114 miles).

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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