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Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Datum:dinsdag 26 november 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Grand Caravan
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Tropicair
Registratie: registration unknown
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Gasmata (   Papoea-Nieuw-Guinea)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Gasmata Island Airport (GMI), Papoea-Nieuw-Guinea
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

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