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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235908
Last updated: 23 October 2021
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Date:12-MAY-2020
Time:c. 06:27
Type:Silhouette image of generic KODI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Quest Kodiak 100
Owner/operator:Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF)
Registration: PK-MEC
MSN: 100-0026
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Lake Sentani, Jayapura, Papua, NG -   Indonesia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Jayapura-Sentani Airport (DJJ/WAJJ)
Destination airport:Mamit Airstrip (WAVS)
Investigating agency: NTSC Indonesia
Narrative:
On 12 May 2020, a Quest Kodiak 100 aircraft, registration PK-MEC, was being operated by Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) as a cargo flight from Sentani Airport (WAJJ), Jayapura, Papua with intended destination of Mamit Airstrip (WAVS) Tolikara, Papua. The pilot was the only person on board for this flight and the aircraft carried 694 kgs of cargo goods.
At 0622 LT (2122 UTC), the pilot of PK-MEC aircraft requested clearance to the Sentani Tower controller to start aircraft engine and flying to Mamit at radial 241°with intended cruising altitude 10,000 feet. The Sentani Tower controller approved the request. At 0624 LT, the pilot of PK-MEC aircraft requested taxi clearance to the Sentani Tower Controller, and was instructed to taxi to runway 12 via BRAVO taxiway and provided the transponder code (squawk) of 7275.
At 0626LT, the pilot of PK-MEC aircraft contacted Sentani Tower Controller and informed ready for takeoff and the Sentani Tower controller issued clearance for take- off. At 0627 LT, on daylight condition, the aircraft took off from runway 12 of Sentani Airport. The Sentani Tower controller provided the pilot of PK-MEC the airborne time and advised to contact Jayapura Radar on 119,1 MHz. The pilot of PK-MEC read back the instructions.
At 0628LT, the pilot of PK-MEC declared “MAYDAY” on Jayapura Radar radio frequency. The Jayapura Radar controller tried to contact pilot of PK-MEC four times but no answer.
The aircraft had crashed into the lake.

Sources:

https://m.cnnindonesia.com/nasional/20200512074114-20-502310/jenazah-pilot-pesawat-maf-ditemukan-di-danau-sentani?fbclid=IwAR1Ixpp_R0CHgCPUa5GK1fMlOH7WNKaUOUtkvg4Ax5I9xVFYIwl7VOoS_6c
https://en.antaranews.com/news/148324/mamit-bound-maf-aircraft-crashes-into-lake-sentani-papua
http://knkt.dephub.go.id/knkt/ntsc_aviation/baru/pre/PK-MEC%20Preliminary%20Report.pdf

https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/9524532 (photo)

Location


Images:


The aircraft after recovery from Sentani Lake (NTSC)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-May-2020 02:57 Captain Adam Added
12-May-2020 06:53 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport]
12-May-2020 13:46 Geno Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Nature, Source]
13-May-2020 06:29 harro Updated [Source]
22-Jul-2020 17:45 harro Updated [Source]
09-Dec-2020 08:21 Don Dolce Updated [Narrative]
09-Dec-2020 08:22 harro Updated [Source, Category, Photo]
02-Mar-2021 19:37 harro Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]

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