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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200867
Last updated: 1 December 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AS50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aérospatiale AS 350BA
Owner/operator:Pacifc Helicopters
Registration: P2-PHA
C/n / msn: 1181
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Port Moresby -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: Take off
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Hijacked and hit by a number of bullets from Police units on the ground while taking off from roof of a bank during an attempted robbery in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, resulting in a loss of hydraulic pressure and causing the aircraft to crash in the street. Five hijackers either killed in the crash ot shot, fate of pilot unconfirmed.


Air International September 2000, p143

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04-Nov-2017 08:36 TB Added

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