Narrative:The Aviocar skidded and veered off the runway on landing. It was raining heavily when the plane was landing. The aircraft suffered damage to the wings and wheels and the fuselage was said to be cracked. Bandanaira has a single asphalt runway (10/28).
|Date:||Monday 5 June 2006|
|Type:||CASA/Nurtanio NC-212-AB4 Aviocar 200|
|Operator:||Merpati Nusantara Airlines|
|C/n / msn:|| 185/34N|
|First flight:|| 1981-05-27 (25 years )|
|Engines:|| 2 Garrett TPE331-10-511C|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Bandanaira Airport (NDA) ( Indonesia)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Destination airport:||Bandanaira Airport (NDA/WAPC), Indonesia|
The aircraft declared an insurance 'Constructive Total Loss'.
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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.