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Last updated: 23 March 2019
Date:Saturday 18 June 1988
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 828 Viscount
Operator:Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Registration: PK-MVG
C/n / msn: 445
First flight: 1961
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 45
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 48
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Medan-Polonia Airport (MES) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Jakarta (unknown airport), Indonesia
Destination airport:Medan-Polonia Airport (MES/WIMM), Indonesia
The aircraft, named "Siberut", was approaching runway 05 when the hydraulic pressure fell to 0. The landing roll was too far to the right and the aircraft ran off the side of the runway.
The aircraft was probably ferried to Jakarta (CGK) and withdrawn from use there.


Runway excursion

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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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