ASN Aircraft accident Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000 PK-MGT Kendari Airport (KDI)
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Friday 15 May 1998
Type:Silhouette image of generic F28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000
Operator:Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Registration: PK-MGT
MSN: 11193
First flight: 1983-01-07 (15 years 4 months)
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Spey 555-15H
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 60
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 64
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kendari Airport (KDI) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kendari-Wolter Monginsidi Airport (KDI/WAWW), Indonesia
Destination airport:Ujung Pandang-Hasanudin Airport (UPG/WAAA), Indonesia
The cargo door warning light illuminated during the takeoff roll. Takeoff was aborted, but the aircraft could not be stopped on the runway. It overran into soft ground and came to rest some 200 m past the runway end. Landing gear, tail and left wing were badly damaged.

Rejected takeoff
Runway excursion

» Airnieuws 342
» Kompas ("F-28 MNA Kecelakaan" - 18.05.1998)
» National Transportation Safety Committee Indonesia
» Scramble 233


photo of Fokker-F-284000-PK-GKK
accident date: 15-05-1998
type: Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000
registration: PK-GKK

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 Kendari-Wolter Monginsidi Airport to Ujung Pandang-Hasanudin Airport as the crow flies is 334 km (209 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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