Accident Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3M-400 T-701,
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Date:Friday 22 January 1971
Type:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3M-400
Owner/operator:Tentara Nasional Indonesia-AU (Air Force)
Registration: T-701
MSN: SH.1871
Year of manufacture:1969
Engine model:Garrett TPE331-2-201A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:20 km S off Biak -   Indonesia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Biak (unknown airport)
Destination airport:Biak (unknown airport)
The aircraft crashed into the sea during a night-time training mission from Biak, Indonesia.
On of the crewmen was the son-in-law of former President Soekarno.


The Straits Times 27 January 1971, p26
Nederlands Dagblad 28 January 1971, p4


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