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Last updated: 19 September 2019
Statuts:Enquête Préliminaire
Date:lundi 31 octobre 2016
Heure:ca 08:25
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DHC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-4T Caribou
Operated by:Perkumpulan Penerbangan Alfa Indonesia
On behalf of:Puncak Regency Administration
Immatriculation: PK-SWW
Numéro de série: 303
Année de Fabrication: 1972
Heures de vol:2748
Cycles:5953
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67T
Equipage:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Total:victimes: 4 / à bord: 4
Dégats de l'appareil: Détruit
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:11 km (6.9 milles) S of Ilaga Airport (ILA) (   Indonésie)
Élévation des lieux de l'accident: 3962 m (12999 feet) amsl
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Aéroport de départ:Timika-Moses Kilangin (Tembagapura) Airport (TIM/WAYY), Indonésie
Aéroport de destination:Ilaga Airport (ILA/WABL), Indonésie
Détails:
A de Havilland Canada DHC-4T Caribou cargo plane is reported missing on a flight from Timika to Ilaga, Papua, Indonesia with four persons on board. The aircraft, owned by the Puncak Regency, carried water-channel construction materials and a cement mixer, weighing 3,130 kilograms in total.
The aircraft took off from Timika at 07:57. Last radio contact was at 08:23 when the flight reported at the Ilaga Pass. The aircraft failed to arrive and an ELT signal was detected 40-45 NM from the 060 radial of the TMK VOR.

The wreckage of the aircraft was located the next day, scattered on a mountainside at an elevation of 3962 meters, 11 km south of Ilaga Airport.

Sources:
» cendananews.com
» Tempo


Photos

photo of DHC-4T-Caribou-N303PT
accident date: 31-10-2016
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-4T Caribou
registration: N303PT
photo of DHC-4T-Caribou-PK-SWW
accident date: 31-10-2016
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-4T Caribou
registration: PK-SWW
 

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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
22 Nov. 1972 206 Kenya Air Force delivered (as DHC-4A)
4 July 1986 5Y-BET NewCal Aviation stored at Malta
July 1986 N300NC NewCal Aviation new registration
6 Oct. 1994 N300NC Pen Turbo Aviation Inc
23 Aug 1995 N300NC Pen Turbo Aviation Inc ferried from Malta to Cape May, NJ
2014 N303PT Pen Turbo Aviation Inc converted to DHC-4T
17 Sep. 2014 N303PT Pen Turbo Aviation Inc first flight after conversion
May 2016 N303PT Pen Turbo Aviation Inc ferried to Biak, Indonesia
Aug. 2016 PK-SWW Trigana Air Service registered

Plan
Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Timika-Moses Kilangin (Tembagapura) Airport et Ilaga Airport est de 103 km (64 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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