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Last updated: 6 October 2015
Status:Voorlopig - officieel
Datum:donderdag 11 februari 2010
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT43 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Trigana Air Service
Registratie: PK-YRP
Constructienummer: 050
Bouwjaar: 1987-05-22 (22 years 9 months)
Aantal vlieguren:34414
Aantal vluchten:42107
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW121
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 46
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 52
Schade: Groot
Plaats:33 km (20.6 mijl) NE of Balikpapan-Sepingan Airport (BPN) (   Indonesië)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Tanjung Redep/Berau-Kalimaru Airport (BEJ/WALK), Indonesië
Vliegveld van aankomst:Samarinda Airport (SRI/WALS), Indonesië
Vluchtnummer: 162
An ATR-42-300 turboprop plane, registered PK-YRP, was damaged in a forced landing in a rice field near Balikpapan-Sepingan Airport (BPN), Indonesia.
All six crew members and 46 passengers survived the accident.
The domestic passenger flight TGN162 departed Tanjung Redep/Berau-Kalimaru Airport (BEJ) at 10:30 and climbed to Flight Level (FL) 140. Balikpapan approach cleared the crew direct to Samarinda Airport (SRI). The enroute part of the flight was uneventful. On approach to Samarinda, the crew was cleared to track direct to left downwind for runway 04. The controller informed them that the wind was 060 degrees at 12 knots. During the final approach for runway 04, the left ECU (Engine Control Unit) light illuminated followed by low oil pressure and torque indications. The captain decided to go around, divert to Balikpapan-Sepingan Airport (BPN) which was 92 km (50 NM) to the South. He carried out the engine shut-down procedure. They commenced the climb to 4000 ft with the left engine inoperative. Approximately 16 Nm from Balikpapan Airport, while climbing through 3,800 feet, the right ECU light illuminated, immediately followed by low oil pressure and low torque indications. The right engine then failed. The crew broadcast a MAYDAY to Balikpapan Approach and decided to conduct a forced landing into a clear field in the Samboja area, about 16 Nm from the Balikpapan Airport.

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Official accident investigation report
investigating agency: National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) - Indonesia
report status: Preliminary
report number: KNKT.
report released:21 April 2010
duration of investigation: 69 days (2 months)
download report: Aircraft Accident Investigation Report PT. Trigana Air Service PK–YRP ATR 42-320 Samboja Area, Km 41 Balikpapan East Kalimantan Republic of Indonesia 11 February 2010 (NTSC KNKT.


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Tanjung Redep/Berau-Kalimaru Airport en Samarinda Airport bedraagt 294 km (184 miles).

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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