ASN Aircraft accident Hawker Siddeley HS-748-216 Srs. 2A PK-IHD Palu Airport (PLW)
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Date:Friday 23 January 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-216 Srs. 2A
Operator:Bouraq Indonesia Airlines
Registration: PK-IHD
MSN: 1700
First flight: 1971
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 27
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 32
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Palu Airport (PLW) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Balikpapan-Sepingan Airport (BPN/WALL), Indonesia
Destination airport:Palu-Mutiara Airport (PLW/WAML), Indonesia
A HS-748 passenger plane, operated by Bouraq Indonesia, was damaged beyond repair in a runway excursion accident at Palu Airport (PLW), Indonesia.
The airplane operated on a domestic service from Balikpapan to Manado via Palu, Indonesia.
It suffered a runway excursion on landing, impacting a heap of sand that was used for runway repairs. The left hand wing broke off, outboard of the no. 1 engine.

Runway excursion

» Indonesia Times 28-6-1976


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Distance from Balikpapan-Sepingan Airport to Palu-Mutiara Airport as the crow flies is 336 km (210 miles).

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