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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150236
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:16-JAN-1990
Time:
Type:Sikorsky S-62A
Owner/operator:Northwest Air Charter
Registration: VH-NWB
C/n / msn: 62-106
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Panguna, Bougaiville -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: Standing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Destroyed in grenade attack at Panguna during civil war.

Sources:

https://www.helis.com/database/cn/6970/


Images:

Photo of VH-NWB courtesy AirHistory.net


Sunshine Coast (YBSU / MCY)
1988; (c) Peter Gates

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Oct-2012 03:19 TB Added

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