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Last updated: 19 September 2021
Fecha:sábado 11 mayo 1996
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-20 Islander
Operador:Milne Bay Air
Registración: P2-ISD
Numéro de série: 582
Año de Construcción: 1977-03-07 (19 years 2 months)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 9
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 10
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Umba (   Papúa Nueva Guinea)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Menyamya Airport (MYX), Papúa Nueva Guinea
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Marawaka Airport (MWG/AYMW), Papúa Nueva Guinea
The Islander lost airspeed as the pilot flew into a valley over rising terrain. He attempted to make a 180 degree turn but the wing touched some trees and the airplane crashed into the trees.

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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 Menyamya Airport to Marawaka Airport as the crow flies is 30 km (19 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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