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Last updated: 20 April 2021
Date:Monday 7 September 2009
Type:Silhouette image of generic NOMA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
GAF Nomad N.24A
Operator:Tentara Nasional Indonesia-AL (Navy)
Registration: P-837
C/n / msn: 135
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Long Apung, Bulungan Regency, East Kalimantan (   Indonesia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Long Bawan Airport (LBW/WRLB), Indonesia
Destination airport:Tarakan-Juwata Airport (TRK/WALR), Indonesia
The Nomad maritime reconnaissance plane took off from Tarakan-Juwata Airport (TRK) for Long Bawan Airport (LBW) at 11.11. The plane was supposed to return back at Tarakan at 14.30 but crashed at Long Apung, Bulungan Regency, at 14.28. Five of nine occupants reported killed.

» Five killed in Nomad plane crash (Antara, 7-9-2009)


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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 Long Bawan Airport to Tarakan-Juwata Airport as the crow flies is 216 km (135 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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