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Accident description
Last updated: 21 May 2018
Date:Sunday 29 April 2018
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8GP (WL)
Operator:Lion Air
Registration: PK-LOO
C/n / msn: 39814/4879
First flight: 2014-04-08 (4 years )
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-7B24E
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 174
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 181
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:Gorontalo-Jalaluddin Airport (GTO) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Makassar-Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG/WAAA), Indonesia
Destination airport:Gorontalo-Jalaluddin Airport (GTO/WAMG), Indonesia
Lion Airlines flight JT892 suffered a runway excursion after landing on runway 27 in rain at Gorontalo, Indonesia. The aircraft, a Boeing 737-800, became stuck in muddy ground.
Passengers subsequently deplaned through the two forward emergency escape slides.

Runway excursion

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Distance from Makassar-Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport to Gorontalo-Jalaluddin Airport as the crow flies is 729 km (455 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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