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Accident description
Last updated: 20 September 2017
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Date:Monday 17 July 1995
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-NUT
C/n / msn: 473
First flight: 1975
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 18
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bintuni Airport (NTI) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bintuni Airport (NTI/WASB), Indonesia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
On takeoff the Twin Otter aquaplaned off runway 13 into a banana plantation.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Air Safety Week 24.07.1995 (p. 7)
» National Transportation Safety Committee Indonesia
» Scramble 198(60)


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