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Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Datum:donderdag 4 juli 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic A30B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A300B4-203
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Air Niugini
Registratie: P2-ANG
Constructienummer: 134
Bouwjaar: 1981-05-06 (4 years 2 months)
Motoren: 2 General Electric CF6-50C2
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Brisbane-Eagle Farm Airport, QLD (BNE) (   AustraliŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Port Moresby-Jackson Field (POM/AYPY), Papoea-Nieuw-Guinea
Vliegveld van aankomst:Brisbane-Eagle Farm Airport, QLD, AustraliŽ
Vluchtnummer:PX3
Beschrijving:
A female, reported to be mentally deranged, attempted to commandeer Flight PX3, a scheduled Air Niugini A300 aircraft after landing at Brisbane, Australia. The woman, reportedly armed with a knife, passed a note to the flight attendant demanding the aircraft to go to Sydney, Australia. Flight attendants talked the woman out of her demand. The woman was known to be mentally ill but crew members were not advised of her illness. Security officials reportedly stated that the woman was never considered a real threat to the aircraft, crew, or passengers. The woman was turned over to Australian authorities in Brisbane.

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» Ian B Brooks


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Port Moresby-Jackson Field en Brisbane-Eagle Farm Airport, QLD bedraagt 2080 km (1300 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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