Date & Time: Nov 4, 1982 at 0510 LT
Type of aircraft:
Embraer EMB-110 Bandeirante
Port Moresby - Lae
Papua New Guinea
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Just after liftoff, the left engine failed. The pilot decided to land back but the aircraft was unable to stop within the remaining distance. It overran, went through two perimeter fence and came to rest 60 meters further, bursting into flames. The pilot, sole on board, was uninjured.
Failure of the left engine during initial climb for unknown reasons.