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Accident description
Last updated: 27 June 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 30 May 2017
Time:08:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:Mission Aviation Fellowship - MAF
Registration: PK-MPS
C/n / msn: 208B0656
First flight: 1998
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Ilaga Airport (ILA) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nabire Airport (NBX/WABI), Indonesia
Destination airport:Ilaga Airport (ILA/WABL), Indonesia
Narrative:
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Ilaga Airport, Papua, Indonesia.
The aircraft apparently touched down hard, causing severe damage to the undercarriage. The left hand main gear leg separated, along with the left hand stabilizer. The left hand main gear leg bent upwards, causing the belly pod to scrape along the runway.

Sources:
» Detik.com
» The Jakarta Post


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Distance from Nabire Airport to Ilaga Airport as the crow flies is 248 km (155 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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