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Last updated: 16 October 2018
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Monday 21 June 1993
Time:11:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Operator:Garuda Indonesia Airways
Registration: PK-GNT
C/n / msn: 47790/907
First flight: 1979
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 72
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 79
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Denpasar Bali-Ngurah Rai Airport (DPS) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Yogyakarta-Adisutjipto Airport (JOG/WARJ), Indonesia
Destination airport:Denpasar-Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport (DPS/WADD), Indonesia
Flightnumber:GA630
Narrative:
The DC-9 landed heavily on runway 09 (forces of 5g) and taxied safely to apron. Major structural damage was discovered there.
PROBABLE CAUSE: The aircraft was high on approach, which was overcorrected, causing the aircraft coming too low. Thrust was increased and the DC-9 then struck the runway in a nose up attitude.

Classification:

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/2001 (#35)


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Distance from Yogyakarta-Adisutjipto Airport to Denpasar-Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport as the crow flies is 530 km (331 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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