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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2016
Date:Saturday 7 June 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CASA/Nurtanio NC-212-AB4 Aviocar 200
Operator:Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Registration: PK-NCL
C/n / msn: 185/34N
First flight: 1981-06-22 (16 years)
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-10-511C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 17
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 19
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Ambon-Pattimura Airport (AMQ) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Ambon-Pattimura Airport (AMQ/WAPP), Indonesia
The aircraft (named 'Berbak') was approaching Ambon when it encountered windshear on finals. The Aviocar collided with a tree but was able to land safely.

Forced landing on runway

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