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Papua New Guinea Bus Crash kills 24

Papua New Guinea Bus Crash kills 24

A bus was on the way from Baiyer district to Mount Hagen in Papua New Guinea's West Highlands to pick up a coffin. While on the way, the bus fell off a cliff, fifty meters to impact. There were 33 passengers in the 25-seat bus. Initially, the dead were from Baiyer's Epika tribe and include 17 men, 6 women and a 5 year old girl. The driver [...]

No Foreigners aboard Sunken New Guinea Ferry, 100+ still missing

No Foreigners aboard Sunken New Guinea Ferry, 100+ still missing

What: MV Rabaul Queen en route from the Kimbe Wharf in West New Britain Province and from Rabaul to Lae. Where: Papua New Guinea When: Feb 2, 2012 Who: 362 aboard (350 passengers, 12 crew) Why: Three merchant vessels are still searching for one hundred and twenty people who are missing after the MV Rabaul Queen Ferry sank nine miles [...]