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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 261319
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:19-MAR-2021
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B407 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 407 Helicopter
Owner/operator:Heli Niugini
Registration: P2-HNG
MSN: 53348
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:En-route between Efogi and Jackson's Field, Port Moresby -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: En route
Nature:External load operation
Departure airport:Efogi
Destination airport:POM/AYPY - Port Moresby
Narrative:
The helicopter was engaged in the recovery of a Cessna C206 aircraft, P2-ALP, that was involved in a landing accident the month prior at Efogi.

The C206, had been dismantled and the fuselage was slung underneath a Bell 407 operated by Heli Niugini. The lift straps failed during flight and the aircraft descended into dense jungle.

Sources:

PNG AIC web site: https://www.aic.gov.pg/news/749


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2021 06:51 Petropavlovsk Added
28-Nov-2021 12:18 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities]

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