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Last updated: 10 August 2020
Date:Thursday 4 November 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 100
Operator:Bali International Air Service
Registration: PK-KFR
C/n / msn: 10142
First flight: 1960
Total airframe hrs:9842
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 25 / Occupants: 33
Total:Fatalities: 29 / Occupants: 38
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:0,9 km (0.6 mls) from Banjarmasin-Sjamsudin Noor Airport (BDJ) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Balikpapan-Sepingan Airport (BPN/WALL), Indonesia
Destination airport:Banjarmasin-Sjamsudin Noor Airport (BDJ/WAOO), Indonesia
The flight was cleared for a runway 28 approach, shortly after overshooting its runway 10 approach. A wave-off procedure was made; abrupt application of power caused the no. 2 engine to auto feather. The aircraft impacted the ground 90 m to the left and 860 m short of the runway.
The airplane carried out a domestic flight from Manado (MDC) to Banjarmasin (BDJ) via Gorontalo (GTO), Palu (PLW) and Balikpapan (BPN).

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Distance from Balikpapan-Sepingan Airport to Banjarmasin-Sjamsudin Noor Airport as the crow flies is 337 km (211 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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