Papua New Guinea

Air Niugini Flight Returns to Papua New Guinea due to Smoke in Cockpit

Friday, May 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Niugini Flight Returns to Papua New Guinea due to Smoke in Cockpit

Air Niugini flight PX-275 had to return for an emergency landing in Kavieng, Papua New Guinea, on May 23rd. The plane took off for Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, but had to return shortly afterwards due to smoke in the cockpit. At least one tire deflated as the plane landed in Kavieng. No injuries were... »

PNG Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Papua New Guinea

Saturday, May 28, 2016
By George Hatcher

PNG Air flight CG-8622 had to return and make an emergency landing in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, on May 24th. The plane, heading to Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea, had to turn back due to a low oil pressure indication for left engine. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Small Plane Crashes in Papua New Guinea; 12 Killed

Friday, April 15, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane nose-dived and crashed near Kiunga Airport, Kiunga, Papua New Guinea, on April 13th. The single-engine aircraft was heading toward Kiunga Airport from Telefomin, West Sepik, when the pilot had to attempt for an emergency landing due to engine failure. The plane crashed upon landing. All 12 people aboard were killed in... »

Papua New Guinea Plane Crash Kills 4

Sunday, September 21, 2014
By George Hatcher

A Hevilift Twin Otter aircraft crashed around 10 km from Goldie, near Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, on the morning of September 20. The aircraft, travelling from Woitape to Port Moresby, had 9 people aboard including 2 crew members and 7 passengers. Four of them, including the pilot, his first officer and 2 passengers... »

Plane Crash Leads to Environmental Claims

Tuesday, October 13, 2009
By George Hatcher
Plane Crash Leads to Environmental Claims

Pictured: An Airlines PNG De Havilland Canada DHC-8-102 Dash 8 Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Raymond Ngu What: PNG Airlines Where: Papua New Guinea’s Owen Stanley Ranges When: August 11 2009 Who: 13 people including nine Australians, three Papua New Guineans, including the female pilot, and a Japanese man... »

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