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Date:Monday 25 May 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100
Operator:Mission Aviation Fellowship - MAF
Registration: PK-MAM
C/n / msn: 76
First flight: 1967
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 29
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 30
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Ilaga (ILA) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Wamena Airport (WMX/WAJW), Indonesia
Destination airport:Ilaga Airport (ILA/WABL), Indonesia
Narrative:
Crashed into a ravine.

Sources:
» Defiance Crescent News May 26,1987


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Distance from Wamena Airport to Ilaga Airport as the crow flies is 144 km (90 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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