Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2014
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Saturday 1 February 2014
Time:10:18
Type:Silhouette image of generic B739 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-9GPER (WL)
Operator:Lion Air
Registration: PK-LFH
C/n / msn: 35710/2285
First flight: 2007-05-30 (6 years 8 months)
Total airframe hrs:21840
Cycles:15243
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-7B26/3
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 215
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 222
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Surabaya-Juanda Airport (SUB) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Balikpapan-Sepingan Airport (BPN/WALL), Indonesia
Destination airport:Surabaya-Juanda Airport (SUB/WARR), Indonesia
Flightnumber: 361
Narrative:
A Boeing 737-900 operated by Lion Air was damaged in a bounced landing accident at Surabaya-Juanda Airport (SUB) in Indonesia. There were 225 persons on board. Two passengers suffered serious injuries and three passengers suffered minor injuries.
The airplane, PK-LFH, performed the scheduled domestic service JT-361 from Balikpapan (BPN) to Surabaya. During the approach the crew received the latest wind information: 270 degrees at 16 knots. They were cleared for landing on runway 28.
After the first touch down, the aircraft experienced series of four bounced landings and the aircraft tail skid indicator touched the runway. The last touch down resulted in forces of 3.866 G

An inspection found the nose wheel hub was broken, one main tire flat, tail skid damage, and wrinkling to the rear fuselage section.


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Official accident investigation report
investigating agency: National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) - Indonesia
report status: PRELIM.
report number: KNKT.14.02.04.04
report released:25-MAR-2014
duration of investigation:52 days (1.7 months)
download report: PT. Lion Mentari Air (Lion Air) Boeing 737 – 900ER; PK-LFH Juanda Airport, East Java Republic of Indonesia01 February 2014 (NTSC KNKT.14.02.04.04)
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Distance from Balikpapan-Sepingan Airport to Surabaya-Juanda Airport as the crow flies is 814 km (509 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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