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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Datum:Dienstag 22 Februar 2005
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Fluggesellschaft:MAF PNG - Mission Aviation Fellowship
Kennzeichen: P2-MFQ
Werknummer: 174
Baujahr: 1968
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 10
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 13
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Wobagen Airstrip (   Papua Neuguinea)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Tabubil Airport (TBG/AYTB), Papua Neuguinea
Flug nach:Wobagen Airstrip, Papua Neuguinea
Crashed in the mountains of western Papua New Guinea while attempting to land at Wobegon's runway 30. Both pilots died in the accident. The survivors were able to walk to the village. Wobegon has a single with 1969 feet of landing distance. It can only be used in one direction for landing (30) and takeoff (12) because it has an 8 degrees slope. Field elevation is 5800 feet.

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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 Wobagen Airstrip as the crow flies is 89 km (56 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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