Accident description
Last updated: 18 September 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 13 December 2002
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 Islander
Operator:Island Airways Ltd.
Registration: P2-CBB
C/n / msn: 140
First flight: 1969-12-15 (33 years )
Engines: 2 Lycoming O-540-E4C5
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near TepTep (   Papua New Guinea) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Gohu Airstrip, Papua New Guinea
Destination airport:Madang Airport (MAG/AYMD), Papua New Guinea
Narrative:
Flew into a cliff during the inaugural flight from the newly constructed Gohu Airstrip in the rugged Finisterre Mountains.

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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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