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Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:Voorlopig - officieel
Datum:zondag 16 augustus 2015
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT43 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 42-300
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Trigana Air Service
Registratie: PK-YRN
Constructienummer: 102
Bouwjaar: 1988-05-28 (27 years 3 months)
Aantal vlieguren:50133
Aantal vluchten:55663
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW120
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 49 / inzittenden: 49
Totaal:slachtoffers: 54 / inzittenden: 54
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:16,7 km (10.4 mijl) NW of Oksibil Airport (OKL) (   IndonesiŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Jayapura-Sentani Airport (DJJ/WAJJ), IndonesiŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Oksibil Airport (OKL/WAJO), IndonesiŽ
The ATR-42 departed Jayapura at 14:22 LT (05:22 UTC) and was expected to arrive at Oksibil at 15:04 LT (06:04 UTC).
At 14:55 the pilot made first contact with Oksibil Aerodrome Flight Information Services (AFIS), reporting cruising at 11500 feet over position Ambisibil. The AFIS controller acknowledged the message and instructed the pilot to report when overhead the airport. The pilot reported that they intended to fly a direct left base leg for runway 11. The Oksibil AFIS officer then told the pilot to continue approach and to call when position on final for runway 11.
There was no further contact with the flight.
The aircraft wreckage was found the next day on a ridge of Tanggo Mountain at approximately 8,300 feet AMSL, about 17 km from the airport.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSC Indonesia
Status: Investigation ongoing
Duration: 48 days (2 months)
Accident number: KNKT.
Download report: Preliminary report



NTSC issued 3 Safety Recommendations

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final flight path
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Trigana's circling approach procedure for runway 11
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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
28 May 1988 F-WWEZ ATR first flight
22 August 1988 F-GFTO ATR new registration
29 September 1988 N421TE Resort Air bought
1 October 1989 N421TE Trans States Airlines transferred
13 December 1990 N421TE Trans States Airlines Incident: Blew 2 tyres after swerving on landing Madison, WI. Cause: Steering differential valve defective.
16 Jun 1997 N421TE Trans States Airlines Incident: Evacuated following left engine fire warning during taxi At St. Louis, MO. Warning was false. Cause: Bleedair duct leak.
8 August 1999 N421TE Trans States Airlines Incident: Diverted to Springfield, IL after left engine was shut down due to "low oil pressure" warning.
23 July 2000 N421TE Trans States Airlines Incident: Emergency landing due to flight control difficulty while in cruise flight. Cause: Failure of aileron trim switch due to foreign material contamination.
5 February 2003 N421TE Trans States Airlines Incident: Emergency diversion to Bloomington, IL after crew saw and smelled smoke.
23 February 2003 N421TE Trans States Airlines Incident: Nose gear axle broke; right wheel separated during taxi at St. Louis, MO.
21 January 2005 PK-YRN Trigana Air Service bought

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 Jayapura-Sentani Airport en Oksibil Airport bedraagt 258 km (161 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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