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Last updated: 25 June 2018
Datum:Mittwoch 9 Juli 1997
Zeit:11:57 WIT
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CASA/Nurtanio NC-212-AB4 Aviocar 200
Fluggesellschaft:Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Kennzeichen: PK-NCS
Werknummer: 201/41N
Baujahr: 1981-12-11 (15 years 7 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Garrett TPE331-10-511C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Ambon-Pattimura Airport (AMQ) (   Indonesien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Langgur-Dumatubun Airport (LUV/WAPL), Indonesien
Flug nach:Ambon-Pattimura Airport (AMQ/WAPP), Indonesien
The aircraft (named 'Bunyu') was being ferried to Ambon for repairs when it crashed, just 270 m short of the Ambon-Pattimura Airport in rain and fog. The aircraft was attempting to land on one engine.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Langgur-Dumatubun Airport to Ambon-Pattimura Airport as the crow flies is 556 km (347 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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