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Last updated: 6 August 2021
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Date:Wednesday 13 October 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-20 Islander
Operator:Heli Niugini
Registration: P2-HBE
MSN: 815
First flight: 1977-01-18 (16 years 9 months)
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Jimi Valley (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Madang Airport (MAG/AYMD), Papua New Guinea
Destination airport:Mount Hagen-Kagamuga Airport (HGU/AYMH), Papua New Guinea
Narrative:
Flew into high ground.

Sources:
» The Canberra Times - 14 Oct 1993
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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Distance from Madang Airport to Mount Hagen-Kagamuga Airport as the crow flies is 178 km (111 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networks 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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