On 26 July 2020, a Cessna 402C registered VH-TSI, collided with terrain near Papa Laelae, Central Provence, about 30 km north-west of Port Moresby, NCD, Papua New Guinea.
The Papua New Guinea Accident Investigation Commission (AIC) is investigating the accident and has requested assistance from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB).
To facilitate this work the ATSB has initiated an external investigation under the provisions of the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.
The AIC is responsible for and will administer the release of the final investigation report into this accident.
Any enquires relating to the investigation should be directed to the Papua New Guinea Accident Investigation Commission.
|Date:||26 July 2020||Investigation status:||Active|
|Time:||0248 UTC||Investigation level:||Short - click for an explanation of investigation levels|
|Location:||Papa Lealea, Central Provence, Papua New Guinea||Investigation phase:||Evidence collection|
|State:||International||Occurrence type:||Collision with terrain|
|Aircraft manufacturer||Cessna Aircraft Company|
|Type of operation||Unknown|
|Damage to aircraft||Substantial|