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Last updated: 20 November 2019
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Datum:Mittwoch 28 Februar 1973
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100
Fluggesellschaft:Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Kennzeichen: PK-NUC
Werknummer: 70
Baujahr: 1967
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 13 / Insassen: 13
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:45 km (28.1 Meilen) E of Nabire (   Indonesien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Nabire Airport (NBX/WABI), Indonesien
Flug nach:Enarotali Airport (EWI/WABT), Indonesien
Unfallbericht:
The DHC-6 Twin Otter crashed on a domestic flight from Nabire to Enarotali in Irian Jaya, Indonesia.
The wreckage was located on March 4, 1973.

Informationsquelle:
» Papua New Guinea Post-Courier, 5 March 1973


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Distance from Nabire Airport to Enarotali Airport as the crow flies is 114 km (71 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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