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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176280
Last updated: 27 September 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic R44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Robinson R44 Clipper
Owner/operator:Frabelle Seafood Company, Phillipnes
Registration: RP-C5058
C/n / msn: 2346
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bumbu River in Lae, Morobe Province -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Lae Waterfront
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: AIC PNG
The helicopter crashed into the river after engine failure after it struck a cable that ran across the river. The four occupants were rescued.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: AIC PNG
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

22-May-2015 12:00 gerard57 Added
25-May-2015 06:39 Petropavlovsk Updated [Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]
02-Jun-2015 17:15 Geno Updated [Source]
22-Apr-2016 17:29 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Nature, Source, Narrative]
13-Aug-2018 19:56 harro Updated [Source]

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