ASN Aircraft accident Cessna 208 Caravan I PK-SNN Ilaga Airport (ILA)
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Monday 25 October 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Operator:Smart Cakrawala Aviation
Registration: PK-SNN
MSN: 20800556
First flight: 2014
Total airframe hrs:3658
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ilaga Airport (ILA) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Timika-Moses Kilangin (Tembagapura) Airport (TIM/WAYY), Indonesia
Destination airport:Ilaga Airport (ILA/WABL), Indonesia
A Smart Cakrawala Aviation Cessna 208 Caravan I crashed upon landing at Ilaga Airport (ILA/WABL), Papua, in foggy weather. One pilot died in the crash, another was seriously injured.
The aircraft operated on a non-scheduled cargo flight from Timika Airport (WAYY) to Ilaga Airport (WAYL). On board in this flight were two pilots and the flight carried 2352 lbs (1067 kg) of cargo.
The flight departed from Timika at 06:54 LT. The captain acted the Pilot Flying (PF) and the copilot acted the Pilot Monitoring (PM). The flight was uneventful until commencing the approach at Ilaga.
According to the witness that was on the Ilaga apron, the short final area of runway 25 was partially covered by ground fog. Two aircraft that was making an approach before PK-SNN cancelled the approach and made a go-around.
About 07:25, PK-SNN made an approach and impacted the embankment about 15 meters before the runway. The aircraft stopped about 90 meters from the beginning runway 25.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: NTSC Indonesia
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: KNKT.
Download report: Preliminary report




photo of Cessna-208-Caravan-I-PK-SNN
accident date: 25-10-2021
type: Cessna 208 Caravan I
registration: PK-SNN

Video, social media

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 Timika-Moses Kilangin (Tembagapura) Airport to Ilaga Airport as the crow flies is 102 km (63 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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