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Twin Otter HeviLift owned impacted terrain 12Km northeast of Jacksons Airport.

On 20th September, at approximately 0935 local time, a Twin Otter aircraft registered P2-KSF and operated by HeviLift impacted terrain near the top of Mt. Lawes, 12 kilometres east north east of Jacksons Airport. The aircraft was conducting a charter flight from Woitape to Port Moresby. Of the nine persons on board, four including the two pilots, did not survive the impact. The PNG Accident Investigation Commission dispatched investigators by helicopter to the accident site. A full investigation into the factors underlying the accident will be conducted by the PNG AIC, and a Preliminary Report will be published within 30 days.

All enquiries should be directed to Mr. David Inau, AIC Chief Executive Officer on 675 71492578/675 70504635.

In the event that the Chief Executive Officer is out of reach please contact the following persons;
1. Mr Thomas Kapai - Lead Investigator assigned to this crash on 675 73645464 ,
2. Mr. Alfred Kramer on 71765077 or
3. Mr William Seneka on 675 72383282.



Twin Otter owned by HeviLift


Aerial view of the wreckage and crash site

Front view of wreckage amongst trees from afar