Narrative:The aircraft crashed in conditions of heavy rain while on a flight carrying basic supplies for the isolated town.
|Date:||25 MAY 2002|
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
|Operator:||Trigana Air Service|
|C/n / msn:|| 458|
|First flight:|| 1975|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Total:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||50 km (31.3 mls) from Nabire (Indonesia)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Nabire Airport (NBX/WABI), Indonesia|
|Destination airport:||Enarotali Airport (EWI/WABT), Indonesia|
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TAPSA DHC-6-300 LV-LSJ prior to being exported to Indonesia
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 Nabire Airport to Enarotali Airport as the crow flies is 114 km (71 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.