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Last updated: 28 October 2020
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Date:Thursday 19 March 2020
Time:ca 13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Operator:Mission Aviation Fellowship - MAF
Registration: P2-MAF
C/n / msn: 20800198
First flight: 1990
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Yenkisa Airstrip (YEQ) (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kompiam Airport (KPM/AYAQ), Papua New Guinea
Destination airport:Yenkisa Airstrip (YEQ), Papua New Guinea
Narrative:
The MAF plane suffered a runway excursion on landing at Yenkisa Airstrip, PNG. The three occupants and pilot survived the incident.
The Yenkisa Airstrip is located at an elevation of 3700 ft. Runway 13/31 has a Landing Distance Available of 465 m. Landings can only be performed on runway 31 because the runway has a 10% down slope to the south-east.
The airstrip is also known as Yengis and sometimes spelt Yankisa.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» MAF PNG
» AIC PNG


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Distance from Kompiam Airport to Yenkisa Airstrip as the crow flies is 30 km (19 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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