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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Fecha:viernes 21 julio 1989
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Registración: P2-RDW
Numéro de série: 366
Año de Construcción: 1973
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 20
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 22
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Porgera Airport (RGE) (   Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mount Hagen-Kagamuga Airport (HGU/AYMH), Papúa Nueva Guinea
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Porgera Airport (RGE), Papúa Nueva Guinea
Crashed into a dense rainforest in the Porgera East Gap.

» The Canberra Times - 24 Jul 1989
» Balus, the aeroplane in Papua New Guinea. Volume III, Wings of a nation / James Sinclair


photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-300-F-OGGG
accident date: 21-07-1989
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
registration: F-OGGG

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Mount Hagen-Kagamuga Airport to Porgera Airport as the crow flies is 136 km (85 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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