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Last updated: 15 November 2018
Date:Wednesday 20 May 2009
Time:ca 06:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
Operator:Tentara Nasional Indonesia-AU (Air Force)
Registration: A-1325
C/n / msn: 4917
First flight: 1982
Engines: 4 Allison T56-A-15
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants: 14
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants: 98
Total:Fatalities: 97 / Occupants: 112
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Madiun-Iswahyudi Airport (   Indonesia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Jakarta-Halim Perdana Kusuma Airport (HLP/WIHH), Indonesia
Destination airport:Madiun-Iswahyudi Airport (WARI), Indonesia
The Indonesian Air Force Hercules was on approach to Madiun-Iswahyudi Airport when it hit four houses before skidding into a rice field. It burst into flames on impact. Antara news agency reports that fifteen occupants survived the accident. Earlier reports indicated that the airplane carried 14 crew members and 98 passengers. reported a confirmed number of fatalities of 96. It's unclear if this figure includes two or three reported ground fatalities.

» The Jakarta Post


photo of Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules PK-MLS
PK-MLS later entered service with the Indonesian Air Force
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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 Jakarta-Halim Perdana Kusuma Airport to Madiun-Iswahyudi Airport as the crow flies is 521 km (326 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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