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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Thursday 3 August 2017
Time:11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B739 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-9GPER
Operator:Lion Air
Registration: PK-LJZ
C/n / msn: 37296/4128
First flight: 2009-07-16 (8 years )
Total airframe hrs:13773
Cycles:10213
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-7B26E
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 144
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 151
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Medan-Kualanamu International Airport (KNO) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Banda Aceh-Sultan Iskandarmuda Airport (BTJ/WITT), Indonesia
Destination airport:Medan-Kualanamu International Airport (KNO/WIMM), Indonesia
Flightnumber:JT197
Narrative:
An ATR 72-500 operated by Wings Air as flight IW1252 (PK-WFF) and a Boeing 737-900 operated by Lion Air as flight JT197 (PK-LJZ) both sustained substantial damage in a ground collision accident at Medan-Kualanamu International Airport, Indonesia.
The Boeing 737 landed on runway 23 at 04:00 UTC. At the same time, the ATR-72 was lining up runway 23 from taxiway D.
The outer leading edge of the left hand wing of the Boeing 737 impacted the right hand wing of the ATR-72, causing the outer portion of the wing, almost up to the first flap fairing, to be entirely sheared off.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSC Indonesia
Status: Investigation ongoing
Duration: 33 days (1 months)
Accident number: KNKT.17.08.25.04
Download report: Preliminary report

Sources:
» Kumparan.com

METAR Weather report:
03:30 UTC / 10:30 local time:
WIMM 030330Z 08005KT 030V120 9000 BKN018 30/26 Q1010

04:00 UTC / 11:00 local time:
WIMM 030400Z 11007KT 040V140 9999 BKN018 30/25 Q1010

04:30 UTC / 11:30 local time:
WIMM 030430Z 06007KT 040V100 9999 BKN018 31/26 Q1009


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Distance from Banda Aceh-Sultan Iskandarmuda Airport to Medan-Kualanamu International Airport as the crow flies is 435 km (272 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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