Accident description
Last updated: 30 July 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 12 April 2005
Time:ca 12:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100
Operator:GT Air
Registration: PK-LTZ
C/n / msn: 23
First flight: 1966
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Total:Fatalities: 17 / Occupants: 17
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:6 km (3.8 mls) from Enarotali (   Indonesia) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Timika-Moses Kilangin (Tembagapura) Airport (TIM/WABP), Indonesia
Destination airport:Enarotali Airport (EWI/WABT), Indonesia
Narrative:
The Twin Otter plane left Timika at 11:50 and was expected to have arrived in Enarotali at 12:15. The wreckage was found April 17. Enarotali Airport is located at an elevation of 5500 feet.

Sources:
» Jakarta Post
» Jawa Pos


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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 Timika-Moses Kilangin (Tembagapura) Airport to Enarotali Airport as the crow flies is 89 km (55 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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