Accident
Last updated: 25 October 2014
Status:
Datum:Samstag 4 April 1987
Zeit:ca. 14:40
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Fluggesellschaft:Garuda Indonesia Airways
Kennzeichen: PK-GNQ
Werknummer: 47741/836
Baujahr: 1976
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 19 / Insassen: 37
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 23 / Insassen: 45
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Medan-Polonia Airport (MES) (   Indonesien) show on map
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Banda Aceh-Blang Bintang Airport (BTJ/WITT), Indonesien
Flug nach:Medan-Polonia Airport (MES/WIMM), Indonesien
Flugnummer: 035
Unfallbericht:
On approach, the aircraft struck electrical power lines and crashed short of the runway. The aircraft broke up and the tail section separated from the main fuselage, which was immediately engulfed in fire.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Possible windshear.


Informationsquelle:
» A Benefit Analysis for Cabin Water Spray Systems and Enhanced Fuselage Burnthrough Protection (CAA PAPER 2002/04)
» Aviation Letter 246
» Flight International 11.04.87


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Distance from Banda Aceh-Blang Bintang Airport to Medan-Polonia Airport as the crow flies is 419 km (262 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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