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Qantas Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairns

Qantas flight QF-58 made an emergency landing in Cairns, Australia, on February 10th.

The plane heading from Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, to Brisbane, Australia, was diverted after a burning odor was noticed on the flight deck.

The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Air Niugini Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cabin Pressure Problems

Air Niugini flight PX-2006 had to return and make an emergency landing in Brisbane, Australia, on April 10th.

The Boeing 737-300 freighter plane took off for Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, but had to turn back due to issues with the cabin pressure.

The plane landed back uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

PNG Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Papua New Guinea

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.

Papua New Guinea Plane Crash Kills 4

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.

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