Accident description
Last updated: 25 April 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 27 March 2003
Time:ca 12:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operator:Air Regional
Registration: PK-WAY
C/n / msn: 261
First flight: 1969
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 14
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 16
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Mulia (   Indonesia) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mulia Airport (LII/WABQ), Indonesia
Destination airport:Wamena Airport (WMX/WAJW), Indonesia
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed into a mountain at 7000 feet, about three minutes after takeoff.

Sources:
» Jawa Pos
» The Jakarta Post


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Distance from Mulia Airport to Wamena Airport as the crow flies is 119 km (74 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.
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