Accident
Last updated: 20 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:martes 9 julio 1996
Hora:16:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operador:Milne Bay Air
Registración: P2-MBB
Numéro de série: 290
Año de Construcción: 1970
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 19 / Ocupantes: 19
Total:Fatalidades: 20 / Ocupantes: 20
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:8 km (5 milles) NE of Mendi Airport (MDU) (   Papúa Nueva Guinea) show on map
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Bosavi Airstrip, Papúa Nueva Guinea
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Mendi Airport (MDU), Papúa Nueva Guinea
Descripción:
The Twin Otter struck a mountain in clouds and rain at an altitude of 9200 feet.

Fuentes:
» Manila Standard - Jul 11, 1996
» AVWeb 96-28
» Scramble 210


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Distance from Bosavi Airstrip to Mendi Airport as the crow flies is 96 km (60 miles).

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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