Flugunfall 19 APR 1997 einer British Aerospace ATP PK-MTX - Tanjung Pandan-Bulutumbang Airport (TJQ)
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Datum:Samstag 19 April 1997
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic ATP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace ATP
Fluggesellschaft:Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Kennzeichen: PK-MTX
Werknummer: 2048
Baujahr: 1992
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW126
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 48
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 53
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1,5 km (0.9 Meilen) S of Tanjung Pandan-Bulutumbang Airport (TJQ) (   Indonesien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK/WIII), Indonesien
Flug nach:Tanjung Pandan-Buluh Tumbang Airport (TJQ/WIOD), Indonesien
Merpati flight 106 departed Jakarta (CGK) on a domestic flight to Tanjung Pandan (TJQ). The BAe ATP airplane named "Sangeang" had been cleared for a runway 36 approach at Tanjung Pandan. It reportedly entered a steep left bank while descending through 2000 feet. Control was lost and the plane crashed in a coconut grove and broke in three. One of the propellers was found to be feathered.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta International Airport to Tanjung Pandan-Buluh Tumbang Airport as the crow flies is 393 km (246 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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