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Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Datum:Samstag 18 Juni 1994
Zeit:12:20
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 500F
Fluggesellschaft:Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Kennzeichen: PK-MFI
Werknummer: 10597
Baujahr: 1980
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mount Kalora (   Indonesien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Balikpapan-Sepingan Airport (BPN/WALL), Indonesien
Flug nach:Palu-Mutiara Airport (PLW/WAML), Indonesien
Unfallbericht:
While visually approaching Palu in poor weather and reduced visibility, the aircraft struck Mount Kalora at 2295 feet.

Informationsquelle:
» Algemeen Dagblad 20.6.1994
» Airnieuws 296 (p. 21)
» Flight International
» Scramble 182
» Scramble 183


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Distance from Balikpapan-Sepingan Airport to Palu-Mutiara Airport as the crow flies is 336 km (210 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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