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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1047
Last updated: 1 February 2021
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Time:04:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-229
Owner/operator:Ozjet Airlines
Registration: VH-OZX
C/n / msn: 21177/433
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Port Moresby -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Port Moresby, PNG
Destination airport:Brisbane, QLD
Investigating agency: ATSB
During climb the aircraft experienced increasing vibrations. The crew returned the aircraft to Port Moresby where a safe landing was conducted. Inspection of the aircraft revealed that part of the right elevator was missing.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: ATSB
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

26-Jan-2008 23:34 Andrew Whitton Added
27-Feb-2008 10:58 harro Updated
23-May-2015 10:48 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities]

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