Narrative:The Trigana aircraft was chartered by the regency administration to take officials to talk with residents in several districts. It flew into a mountain an altitude of 3,180 metres (10,500 feet). The wreckage was found the next morning.
|Date:||17 NOV 2006|
|Type:||de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300|
|Operator:||Trigana Air Service|
|C/n / msn:|| 535|
|First flight:|| 1977-03-29 (29 years 8 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9|
|Total:||Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Puncak Jaya (Indonesia)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Mulia Airport (LII/WABQ), Indonesia|
|Destination airport:||Ilaga Airport (ILA/WABL), Indonesia|
» Aircraft with 12 aboard missing in Papua (The Jakarta Post, 18-11-2006)
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 Mulia Airport to Ilaga Airport as the crow flies is 44 km (27 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.