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Last updated: 25 May 2016
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Date:Saturday 7 December 1996
Time:15:23
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
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)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Banjarmasin-Sjamsudin Noor Airport (BDJ/WAOO), Indonesia
Destination airport:Sampit Airport (SMQ/WAOS), Indonesia
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 takeoff. 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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Distance from Banjarmasin-Sjamsudin Noor Airport to Sampit Airport as the crow flies is 223 km (139 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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