ASN Aircraft accident CASA/Nurtanio NC-212-A4 Aviocar 100 PK-VSM Batu Island
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Date:Thursday 25 June 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CASA/Nurtanio NC-212-A4 Aviocar 100
Operator:Dirgantara Air Services
Registration: PK-VSM
MSN: 116/17N
First flight: 1979-10-25 (12 years 8 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:off Batu Island (   Indonesia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP/WSSL), Singapore
Destination airport:Pontianak Airport (PNK/WIOO), Indonesia
The Aviocar 100 crashed into the sea while en route on a ferry flight from Singapore's Seletar Airport to Pontianak, West Kalimantan in Indonesia. The aircraft's interior had been refurbished and it was flying back to Indonesia with a crew of three.
An hour after takeoff the flight crew reported a failure of engine no.2. While crossing the South China Sea, the aircraft continued to Pontianak on one engine. Altitude could not be maintained and the last radio contact was when the flight was 80 nm from Pontianak at an altitude of 3500 feet.

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Distance from Singapore-Seletar Airport to Pontianak Airport as the crow flies is 637 km (398 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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