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Last updated: 23 April 2019
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Date:Thursday 26 April 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander
Operator:Bali International Air Service
Registration: PK-KNG
C/n / msn: 749
First flight: 1975-06-16 (3 years 11 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:within Irian Jaya (   Indonesia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed deep the junge of Irian Jaya. Both crew members were found alive after three months.
The location has been reported as 'Beoganon', however there is no known place with this exact name.

Sources:
» The Straits Times 1 August 1979, p1
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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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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