Accident description
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 7 December 1996
Time:15:23
Type:CASA/Nurtanio NC-212-A4 Aviocar 100
Operator:Dirgantara Air Services
Registration: PK-VSO
C/n / 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
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2,5 km (1.6 mls) SW of Banjarmasin-Sjamsudin Noor Airport (BDJ) (   Indonesia) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Banjarmasin-Sjamsudin Noor Airport (BDJ/WAOO), Indonesia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
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 take-off. The wing struck a gas factory short of the runway, as the pilot was attempting to return to the airport.

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 1/97 (#39)
» Kompas Online


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