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Last updated: 23 April 2021
Datum:Donnerstag 7 November 2002
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-VIZ
Werknummer: 697
Baujahr: 1973-07-23 (29 years 4 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Lycoming IO-540-K1B5
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 9
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1,5 km (0.9 Meilen) von Juwata (   Indonesien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Tarakan-Juwata Airport (TRK/WALR), Indonesien
Flug nach:Long Bawan Airport (LBW/WRLB), Indonesien
Crashed in a swamp after the pilot radioed they had an engine failure two minutes after takeoff. The pilot attempted to return to the airport, but did not make it.

» Air Safety Week, Dec 9, 2002
» National Transportation Safety Committee
» Thomas Brügge
» Tommy Maurer


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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 Tarakan-Juwata Airport to Long Bawan Airport as the crow flies is 216 km (135 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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