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Datum:Donnerstag 17 Juni 1999
Zeit:08:52
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic E110 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Embraer EMB-110P2 Bandeirante
Fluggesellschaft:Airlink
Kennzeichen: P2-ALX
Werknummer: 110210
Baujahr: 1979
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 15
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 17 / Insassen: 17
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:20 km (12.5 Meilen) ESE of Goroka (   Papua Neuguinea)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Lae-Nadzab Airport (LAE/AYNZ), Papua Neuguinea
Flug nach:Goroka Airport (GKA/AYGA), Papua Neuguinea
Unfallbericht:
The Airlink Bandeirante departed Nadzab at 08:20 for a flight to Goroka.
While descending for Goroka at 08:52 the aircraft crashed. The wreck was spotted by a helicopter at about 11:00 at an altitude of 8500 feet.
This is the second fatal crash involving Airlink in less than a year. In January 1999, a Britten Norman Islander crashed soon after takeoff from Hoskins killing all 11 people on board.

Informationsquelle:
» bsmith@octa4.net.au
» PNG Independent Online
» Post Courier
» The Age
» Tommy Maurer


Fotos

photo of Embraer-110P2-Bandeirante-VH-WDF
accident date: 17-06-1999
type: Embraer 110P2 Bandeirante
registration: VH-WDF
 

Map
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 Lae-Nadzab Airport to Goroka Airport as the crow flies is 156 km (98 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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