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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 1067
Last updated: 2 December 2019
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Date:20-OCT-2006
Time:12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B06 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 206L-3 LongRanger III
Owner/operator:Heli Niugini Pty Ltd.
Registration: P2-HBG
C/n / msn: 51432
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Tolukuma Gold Mine, 102 km N of Port Moresby -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Tolokuma Gold Mine Site, PNG
Destination airport:Karami, PNG
Narrative:
The helicopter was reported missing and was subsequently found to have impacted rough terrain approximately 102 km north of Port Moresby, while en route between the Tolukuma Gold Mine and the local village of Karami. The pilot and three passengers were fatally injured. The accident happened in daylight (around 12:00 hours Local time) and in 'normal' weather

Sources:

1. http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2006/AAIR/aair200606354.aspx
2. http://www.ascendworldwide.com/download/Cust/WAAS167_Complete.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Jan-2008 12:10 Andrew Whitton Added
26-Aug-2016 14:29 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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