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 died in the crash, while other 5 survived with injuries. All the 5 surviving passengers are PNG nationals and are being treated at a Port Moresby hospital.
The airline company confirmed that the pilot was an Australian.
The plane was reportedly chartered in Woitape by a Catholic parish.
The cause of the crash is not yet unknown.