ASN Aircraft accident CASA/Nurtanio NC-212-A4 Aviocar 100 PK-VSO Banjarmasin-Sjamsudin Noor Airport (BDJ)
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Saturday 7 December 1996
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-VSO
MSN: 152/26N
First flight: 1981-07-29 (15 years 5 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 15
Total:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 17
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2,5 km (1.6 mls) SW of Banjarmasin-Sjamsudin Noor Airport (BDJ) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Banjarmasin-Sjamsudin Noor Airport (BDJ/WAOO), Indonesia
Destination airport:Sampit Airport (SMQ/WAOS), Indonesia
A CASA C-212 Aviocar passenger plane, operated by the Indonesian domestic airline Dirgantara Air Services, was destroyed when it crashed into a factory near Banjarmasin-Sjamsudin Noor Airport (BDJ), Indonesia. Two factory workers on the ground were killed and just one passengers on board the CASA plane survived. It was reported that the aircraft developed engine trouble shortly after takeoff. The wing struck a gas factory short of the runway, as the pilot was attempting to return to the airport.


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Distance from Banjarmasin-Sjamsudin Noor Airport to Sampit Airport as the crow flies is 223 km (139 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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