Accident Cessna 208 Caravan I PK-SNN,
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Date:Monday 25 October 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Owner/operator:Smart Cakrawala Aviation
Registration: PK-SNN
MSN: 20800556
Year of manufacture:2014
Total airframe hrs:3658 hours
Cycles:3399 flights
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Ilaga Airport (ILA) -   Indonesia
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Timika-Moses Kilangin (Tembagapura) Airport (TIM/WAYY)
Destination airport:Ilaga Airport (ILA/WABL)
Investigating agency: NTSC
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
A Smart Cakrawala Aviation Cessna 208 Caravan I crashed upon landing at Ilaga Airport (ILA/WABL), Papua, in foggy weather. One pilot died in the crash, another was seriously injured.
The aircraft operated on a non-scheduled cargo flight from Timika Airport (WAYY) to Ilaga Airport (WAYL). On board in this flight were two pilots and the flight carried 2352 lbs (1067 kg) of cargo.
The flight departed from Timika at 06:54 LT. The captain acted the Pilot Flying (PF) and the copilot acted the Pilot Monitoring (PM). The flight was uneventful until commencing the approach at Ilaga.
According to the witness that was on the Ilaga apron, the short final area of runway 25 was partially covered by ground fog. Two aircraft that was making an approach before PK-SNN cancelled the approach and made a go-around.
About 07:25, PK-SNN made an approach and impacted the embankment about 15 meters before the runway. The aircraft stopped about 90 meters from the beginning runway 25.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSC
Report number: KNKT.
Status: Preliminary report
Download report: Preliminary report




photo (c) NTSC; Ilaga Airport (ILA); 25 October 2021

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