ASN Aircraft accident Boeing 737-2B7 PK-ALV Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK)
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Thursday 23 January 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2B7
Operator:Star Air
Registration: PK-ALV
MSN: 23135/1054
First flight: 1984-10-04 (18 years 4 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15A (HK)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 117
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 123
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Balikpapan-Sepingan Airport (BPN/WALL), Indonesia
Destination airport:Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK/WIII), Indonesia
The 737 was on an ILS approach to Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta's runway 25L. The aircraft touched down 500 m past the runway threshold, a little left of the centreline. The aircraft, even before the nose landing gear touched the ground, entered an area of heavy rainfall with associated heavy winds. The plane went off the side of the runway, causing substantial damage to the undercarriage and belly.

Runway excursion

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photo of Boeing-737-2B7-N288AU
accident date: 23-01-2003
type: Boeing 737-2B7
registration: N288AU

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 Balikpapan-Sepingan Airport to Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta International Airport as the crow flies is 1252 km (782 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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