Date & Time: Apr 13, 2016 at 1420 LT
Type of aircraft:
Britten-Norman Islander
Operator:
Registration:
P2-SBC
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Oksapmin – Kiunga
MSN:
3010
YOM:
1983
Region:
Oceania
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
11
Pax fatalities:
11
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
12
Captain / Total flying hours:
4705
Captain / Total hours on type:
254
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft left Oksapmin at 1356LT for a short VFR flight to Kiunga. On final approach, the aircraft pitched up, almost vertically, banked right, stalled and crashed in a wooded area located 1,200 meters short of runway 07 threshold. Two passengers were seriously injured while ten other occupants were killed. Unfortunately, both survivors died from their injuries few hours later. At the time of the loss of control, it is reported that the right propeller was feathered. The below document is a preliminary report from the AIC of PNG.
Final Report:
P2-SBC.pdf2.48 MB