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Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:Tuesday 8 December 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-2 Islander
Operator:Talair
Registration: P2-MIB
MSN: 217
First flight: 1970
Engines: 2 Lycoming IO-540-K1B5
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Kanabea (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Kanabea Airport (KEX), Papua New Guinea
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after takeoff.

Sources:
» Balus, the aeroplane in Papua New Guinea. Volume III, Wings of a nation / James Sinclair
» Scramble


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