Date & Time: Nov 4, 1994
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter
Charter/Taxi (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Nabire - Obano
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The twin engine aircraft was completing a charter flight from Nabire to Obano, carrying two passengers and two pilots on behalf of the Nabire Bakti Mining Company. While approaching the destination, the crew encountered clouds when the aircraft collided with Mt Deyjay (2,115 metres high) located about 8 km southwest of Obano. All four occupants were killed.
Controlled flight into terrain.