ASN Aircraft accident de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 PK-NUH Wamena Airport (WMX)
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Date:Wednesday 16 December 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operator:Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Registration: PK-NUH
MSN: 383
First flight: 1973
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Wamena Airport (WMX) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Wamena Airport (WMX/WAJW), Indonesia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft lost control on takeoff, overran the runway and caught fire. The Twin Otter was named "Natuna".

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Flight International
» National Transportation Safety Committee Indonesia


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