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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Estado:
Fecha:martes 26 noviembre 2019
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Grand Caravan
Operador:Tropicair
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Daños en la Aeronave: Ninguno
Ubicación:Gasmata (   Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Gasmata Island Airport (GMI), Papúa Nueva Guinea
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
A Tropicair Cessna 208 Grand Caravan was hijacked from Gasmata, Papua New Guinea. The pilot was refueling the aircraft when eight men approached the plane and demanded him to fly to a remote airstrip. They stole cargo and baggage that was onboard the aircraft.
The pilot was able to return safely back to Port Moresby.

Fuentes:
» EMTV
» nst.com.my


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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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