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Aircraft damaged at YANKISA in PNG - Thursday 19th March

Old 19th Mar 2020, 05:47
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MAF Caravan severely damaged at YANKISA in PNG - Thursday 19th March

Aircraft has been damaged at 'Yankisa', sometimes spelt 'Yenkisa' (possibly AYYK) in PNG. NOTAM advise airstrip not available until end of month.
No further details to hand.

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Old 19th Mar 2020, 07:11
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MAF International C208 Caravan severely damaged, maybe a write off upon landing, Pictures are horrible, BUT no injuries

Second MAF Caravan accident in 5 weeks

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Old 19th Mar 2020, 07:13
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Further details when available thankfully all safe!

P2-MAF

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Old 19th Mar 2020, 07:59
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Is that 2 within a month?
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Old 19th Mar 2020, 09:25
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Two in just 5 weeks.
P2-MAI at Minyamin on the 14th February, and today P2-MAF. MAI was a new factory aircraft. This latest one I think is 30 years young.
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Old 19th Mar 2020, 18:17
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If you have book of faces have a look at .Papua New Guinea Balus / Plane / Aviation
4 0or 5 photos of the incident
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Old 20th Mar 2020, 01:57
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Over run by the looks.



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Old 29th Apr 2020, 03:33
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NOTAM advises airstrip re-opened 29th April 2020
Lifted out by Mil8 helicopter or dismantled? Left to rot?
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Old 22nd May 2020, 11:13
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The second of the MAF C208 Caravans that crashed this year recovered on May 15th, by MIl 8 helicopter
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