Narrative:The plane left Jackson’s Airport, Port Moresby, at 03.50 on a freight run with newspapers. The airplane crashed between Gasmata and Kandrian.
|Date:||30 MAR 2007|
|Type:||Embraer 110P1 Bandeirante|
|C/n / msn:|| 110232|
|First flight:|| 1979|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Kandrian (Papua New Guinea)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Port Moresby-Jackson Field (POM/AYPY), Papua New Guinea|
|Destination airport:||Hoskins Airport (HKN), Papua New Guinea|
» Pilots killed in air crash (Post-Courier, 2-4-2007)
VH-XFO was bought by Transstate Airlines in April 1997 and was bought by Airlink as P2-ALU in August 2001
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 Port Moresby-Jackson Field to Hoskins Airport as the crow flies is 563 km (352 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.