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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244776
Last updated: 12 December 2020
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Date:29-OCT-2020
Time:11:30
Type:Cessna 525B Citation CJ3
Owner/operator:Tropicair
Registration: P2-MEH
C/n / msn: 525B0027
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:30 Miles from Port Moresby -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Port Moresby-Jacksons International Airport (POM/AYPY)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The pilot reported an in flight emergency declaring there was smoke in the Cargo compartment supported by the appropiate smoke alarm.
The pilot declared an emergency and a return to Port Moresby.
Upon landing an emergency evacuation was carried out.
The PNG AIC is investigating and deemed the incident as serious.

Sources:

PNG AIC web site.
The web site is currently experiencing difficulties.

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/P2MEH
https://www.airliners.net/photo/Tropicair/Cessna-525B-Citation-CJ3/5775263

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

17 Apr 2015 P2-MEH Tropicair, Papua New Guinea Enroute between Port Moresby and Brisbane min
10 Jun 2018 P2-MEH Tropicair, Papua New Guinea 0 On departure from Hoskins sub


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Nov-2020 09:18 Petropavlovsk Added
10-Nov-2020 09:20 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Departure airport]
10-Nov-2020 15:47 Geno Updated [Source]

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