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Last updated: 24 June 2018
Datum:Samstag 11 Mai 1996
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-20 Islander
Fluggesellschaft:Milne Bay Air
Kennzeichen: P2-ISD
Werknummer: 582
Baujahr: 1977-03-07 (19 years 2 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 9
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Umba (   Papua Neuguinea)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Menyamya Airport (MYX), Papua Neuguinea
Flug nach:Marawaka Airport (MWG/AYMW), Papua Neuguinea
The Islander lost airspeed as the pilot flew into a valley over rising terrain. He attempted to make a 180 degree turn but the wing touched some trees and the airplane crashed into the trees.

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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 Menyamya Airport to Marawaka Airport as the crow flies is 30 km (19 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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