Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Air crash in Papua New Guinea

A TWIN Otter plane, on a commercial flight, crashed into a garden when taking off on Monday afternoon at Kikori in the Gulf province of Papua New Guinea.

On board the plane were two pilots and three passengers, who were heading for Kerema when the plane skidded off the airstrip at about 3pm.

Senior Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CAA) officials said the plane was a commercial flight for Airlines PNG.

A full investigation into the crash has begun and will be conducted by both the CAA and Airlines PNG.

No one was hurt in the crash.


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