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Last updated: 12 November 2019
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Fecha:miércoles 28 febrero 1973
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100
Operador:Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Registración: PK-NUC
Numéro de série: 70
Año de Construcción: 1967
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Total:Fatalidades: 13 / Ocupantes: 13
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:45 km (28.1 milles) E of Nabire (   Indonesia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Nabire Airport (NBX/WABI), Indonesia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Enarotali Airport (EWI/WABT), Indonesia
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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