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Last updated: 23 July 2019
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 15 June 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
Operator:Curtain Brothers PNG
Registration: P2-OTR
C/n / msn: 147
First flight: 1968-07-18 (20 years 11 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Dahomo (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Kiunga Airport (UNG/AYKI), Papua New Guinea
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed during bad weather on a flight to the Fly River area. Two crew members killed.

Sources:
» TwinOtterarchive.com
» Balus, the aeroplane in Papua New Guinea. Volume III, Wings of a nation / James Sinclair
» Townsville Bulletin newspaper
» Post Courier newspaper


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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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