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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244644
Last updated: 11 November 2020
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Date:28-OCT-2020
Time:14:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Owner/operator:Helifix
Registration: P2-HFB
C/n / msn: 208B1016
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:AYMQ - Malam Airstrip -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: Landing
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:
Destination airport:AYMQ - Malam Airstrip
Narrative:
After landing, the airplane collided with an ant hill, resulting in damage to the nose landing gear. The airstrip is 719 m in length.
The aircraft is modified with a Garrett TPE-331 Turbo Prop engine, replacing the standard Pratt & Whitney PT6.

THE PNG AIC stated in a newspaper report that the aircraft had been illegally removed from the accident scene prior to their investigation.

Sources:

https://www.thenational.com.pg/commission-warns-people-against-interfering/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2020 13:53 gerard57 Added
04-Nov-2020 13:54 gerard57 Updated [Damage]
04-Nov-2020 14:51 harro Updated [Cn]
10-Nov-2020 20:41 Petropavlovsk Updated [Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
11-Nov-2020 07:15 Petropavlovsk Updated [Narrative]

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