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Last updated: 10 July 2020
Datum:Montag 15 Juni 1981
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-20 Islander
Kennzeichen: P2-ISA
Werknummer: 703
Baujahr: 1974-01-25 (7 years 5 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Rabaul-Lakunai Airfield (RAB) (   Papua Neuguinea)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Hoskins Airport (HKN/AYHK), Papua Neuguinea
Flug nach:Rabaul-Lakunai Airfield (RAB/AYRB), Papua Neuguinea
The BN-2A Islander landed short of the runway at Rabaul-Lakunai Airfield. The undercarriage separated and the aircraft sustained substantial damage.

» Papua New Guinea Post-Courier 17 Jun 1981
» Papua New Guinea Plane Database
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Hoskins Airport to Rabaul-Lakunai Airfield as the crow flies is 240 km (150 miles).

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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