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Last updated: 25 June 2018
Datum:Samstag 18 Juni 1988
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 828 Viscount
Fluggesellschaft:Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Kennzeichen: PK-MVG
Werknummer: 445
Baujahr: 1961
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 45
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 48
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Medan-Polonia Airport (MES) (   Indonesien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Jakarta (unknown airport), Indonesien
Flug nach:Medan-Polonia Airport (MES/WIMM), Indonesien
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The aircraft was probably ferried to Jakarta (CGK) and withdrawn from use there.

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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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