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Last updated: 18 July 2018
Datum:woensdag 23 november 2011
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Susi Air
Registratie: PK-VVG
Constructienummer: 208B1308
Bouwjaar: 2007
Aantal vlieguren:4331
Aantal vluchten:5375
Motoren: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Bilogai/Sugapa Airport (ZGP) (   IndonesiŽ)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Nabire Airport (NBX/WABI), IndonesiŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Bilogai/Sugapa Airport (ZGP), IndonesiŽ
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan cargo plane, PK-VVG, was destroyed in an accident near Bilogai, Indonesia. The copilot was killed in the accident.
The airplane operated on a cargo flight from Nabire (NBX) to Bilogai, carrying a load of food, palm oil, and cement. The flight took off at 08:55 local time. On 09:42 the airplane overflew the touchdown zone of runway 27 at Bilogai. Suddenly an unauthorized person entered the shoulder of runway 27. The pilot in command decided to execute a go around. The airplane climbed away in a nose high attitude until it stalled. The Caravan fell to the right and impacted terrain.

Probable Cause:

CAUSES: "The aircraft was executed a Go Around due to a unauthorized person entering the shoulder of the runway 27, after go around, crew tried to avoid terrain impact, increasing the aircraft attitude more pitching up caused the angle of attack was higher and beyond a stall margins , finally stall just before impact."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSC Indonesia
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 5 months
Accident number: KNKT.
Download report: Final report



NTSC issued 1 Safety Recommendation

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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Nabire Airport en Bilogai/Sugapa Airport bedraagt 175 km (109 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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