Accident Beechcraft B200C Super King Air P2-JAU, Friday 1 September 2023
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Date:Friday 1 September 2023
Time:12:51
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beechcraft B200C Super King Air
Owner/operator:Tropicair
Registration: P2-JAU
MSN: BL-39
Year of manufacture:1981
Total airframe hrs:24019 hours
Cycles:23214 flights
Engine model:Pratt and Whitney Canada PT6A-42
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Port Moresby-Jacksons International Airport (POM/AYPY) -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Tari Airport (TIZ/AYTA)
Destination airport:Port Moresby-Jacksons International Airport (POM/AYPY)
Investigating agency: PNG AIC
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
The Beechcraft B200C Super King Air suffered a nose gear collapse on landing at Port Moresby-Jacksons International Airport (POM). There were no injuries.
The crew reported that they became aware of an unsafe landing gear condition in flight and, in coordination with ground services, attempted to rectify the issue but the issue persisted. They subsequently requested for Jacksons Emergency Services to standby for their landing.
The aircraft landed on runway 14R. The crew reported that immediately after landing, the nose landing gear collapsed.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: PNG AIC
Report number: 
Status: Preliminary report
Duration:
Download report: Preliminary report

Sources:

NOTAM, PNG Media, Eye witness report
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/p2-jau#31d61344
PNG AIC

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

17 December 2014 P2-JAU Tropicair 0 Enroute between Tokua and Port Moresby non
21 June 2019 P2-JAU Tropicair 0 Enroute to Port Moresby non

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Sep-2023 12:58 Petropavlovsk Added
01-Sep-2023 13:52 gerard57 Updated
01-Sep-2023 14:24 harro Updated
03-Sep-2023 11:40 harro Updated
27-Sep-2023 11:17 harro Updated

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