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Last updated: 13 December 2019
Datum:Dienstag 3 September 1991
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander
Fluggesellschaft:Dirgantara Air Services
Kennzeichen: PK-VIP
Werknummer: 752
Baujahr: 1975-07-12 (16 years 2 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Lycoming IO-540-K1B5
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 8
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Sampit Airport (SMQ) (   Indonesien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Sampit Airport (SMQ/WAOS), Indonesien
Flug nach:Palangkaraya Airport (PKY/WAOP), Indonesien
The no. 2 engine lost power during takeoff. The pilot turned left in an attempt to land back at the airport. The aircraft descended and crashed into a river.

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Distance from Sampit Airport to Palangkaraya Airport as the crow flies is 111 km (69 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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