Australian officials investigating the Airlines of Papua New Guinea (PNG) Bombardier Dash 8-102 crash on approach to Madang Oct. 13 are focusing on a possible component failure (ATW Daily News, Oct.14). The Airlines PNG flight (CG1600) was en route from Port Moresby via Lae and crashed while on approach to MAG, killing 28 people. There were 32 people onboard. The four survivors included 35-year veteran Australian captain Bill Spencer, 64, (18,000 hr.) and New Zealand first officer ...

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