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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 246242
Last updated: 26 December 2020
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Date:23-DEC-2020
Time:13:36 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-600 (72-212A)
Owner/operator:PNG Air
Registration: P2-ATB
C/n / msn: 1317
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 56
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Category:Serious incident
Location:near Mount Hagen-Kagamuga Airport (HGU/AYMH) -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kiunga Airport (UNG/AYKI)
Destination airport:Mount Hagen-Kagamuga Airport (HGU/AYMH)
Investigating agency: AIC PNG
Narrative:
An ATR 72-600 aircraft operated by PNG Air Limited was on approach to runway 30 at Kagamuga Airport, Mount Hagen, PNG when a fire warning from engine No. 2 was triggered.
Initial information indicates that at the onset of the emergency, the flight crew shut down the engine and discharged the fire extinguishing agents to the engine, continuing with the approach and landing on the runway. No injuries were reported on the 56 occupants on board the aircraft.

Sources:

https://www.aic.gov.pg/news/718
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/p2-atb#26631dce


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Dec-2020 19:36 harro Added
25-Dec-2020 19:39 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Dec-2020 19:41 harro Updated [Location]
26-Dec-2020 08:20 harro Updated [Departure airport]

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