Accident description
Last updated: 6 March 2015
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Thursday 18 April 2002
Type:CASA/Nurtanio NC-212-CC4 Aviocar 200
Operator:Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Registration: PK-NCU
C/n / msn: 254/74N
First flight: 1985-08-22 (16 years 8 months)
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-10R-511C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Wetar Island (   Indonesia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Unable to find the destination airport, the aircraft made a forced landing on an empty island.

Forced landing outside airport

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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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