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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 207209
Last updated: 30 December 2020
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Date:09-MAY-2003
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic LAMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aťorspatiale SA 315B Lama
Owner/operator:Pacific Helicopters
Registration: P2-PHQ
C/n / msn: 2319
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:off Lae -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Lae
Destination airport:Yalumet Village
Narrative:
Crashed in to ocean off Lae just a few minutes after take off.
The helicopter was on its way to a suspected crash site of a World War II B-24 bomber in the mountains at an elevation of 10,800 feet near Yalumet Village.

Sources:

https://www.alouettelama.com/msn/a2-2301/A2-2319.html
http://archives.starbulletin.com/2003/05/09/news/story6.html

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

9 Nov 1989 C-GANR Lift Air International unknown, Yemen sub


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Mar-2018 12:01 astazou Added
08-Mar-2018 12:02 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source]
08-Mar-2018 12:05 harro Updated [Total occupants, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Dec-2020 20:55 TB Updated [Location]

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