Small plane crashes in Madang mountains

A Cessna 206 crashed in the mountains of Madang Province near Simbai at about lunch time today.

Investigators will be there tomorrow tot investigate the crash that happened  at about 10 past 12pm.

Chief executive of the PNG Accident Investigation Commission Captain David Inau confirmed the crash with Loop PNG this afternoon but was not able to give any further information.

Capatain Inau says that the aircraft departed Madang for Kumbako and on approach to landing it crashed.

At the time of the crash there were three people on board including the pilot.

One passenger suffered a broken collar bone with all three people now have been flown out to Madang for assessment and treatment.

More details to come.

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Julianna Waeda