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Last updated: 30 November 2021
Fecha:sábado 18 junio 1994
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 500F
Operador:Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Registración: PK-MFI
Numéro de série: 10597
Año de Construcción: 1980
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Total:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 12
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Mount Kalora (   Indonesia)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Balikpapan-Sepingan Airport (BPN/WALL), Indonesia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Palu-Mutiara Airport (PLW/WAML), Indonesia
While visually approaching Palu in poor weather and reduced visibility, the aircraft struck Mount Kalora at 2295 feet.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
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.

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