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Last updated: 3 December 2020
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Date:Thursday 6 September 1984
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-20 Islander
Operator:Talair
Registration: P2-ISG
C/n / msn: 756
First flight: 1975-08-28 (9 years )
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mount Musaka (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tabubil Airport (TBG/AYTB), Papua New Guinea
Destination airport:Telefomin Airstrip (TFM/AYTE), Papua New Guinea
Narrative:
Crashed into Mount Musaka.
The airplane was on a flight from Tabubil Airport (TBG) in the Western Province, PNG to Telefomin Airport (TFM) in the West Sepik Province, PNG. The flight originated at Wewak Airport (WWK) in the East Sepik Province, PNG. Its final intended destination was Kiunga Airport (UNG) in the Western province were it was based.

Sources:
» BAAA-ACRO
» Flight International 26 January 1985
» 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 Tabubil Airport to Telefomin Airstrip as the crow flies is 49 km (31 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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