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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228994
Last updated: 14 September 2019
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Date:21-AUG-2019
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna C208B Grand Caravan
Owner/operator:Tropicair
Registration: P2-AMH
C/n / msn: 208B0785
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:AYKS - Kamusi -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: Standing
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:AYPY - Port Moresby
Destination airport:AYKS - Kamusi
Narrative:
The aircraft experienced a tyre deflation after landing at Kamusi. This is an ongoing issue with the PNG fleet of Caravans, probably due to poor runway conditions. A rescue aircraft was required with spare wheel to enable the aircraft to continue onwards.

Sources:

Internal engineer report. Social media of flight crew.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Sep-2019 05:51 Petropavlovsk Added
14-Sep-2019 08:12 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities]

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