Date & Time: Sep 5, 2005 at 1015 LT
Type of aircraft:
Boeing 737-200
Operator:
Registration:
PK-RIM
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
City
Schedule:
Medan - Jakarta
MSN:
22136
YOM:
1981
Flight number:
RI091
Country:
Indonesia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
5
Pax on board:
112
Pax fatalities:
95
Other fatalities:
49
Total fatalities:
149
Captain / Total flying hours:
7522
Captain / Total hours on type:
7302
Copilot / Total flying hours:
2353
Copilot / Total hours on type:
685
Aircraft flight hours:
51599
Aircraft flight cycles:
51335
Circumstances:
Less than one minute after takeoff from runway 05/23, the aircraft stalled and crashed into a residential aera located 500 metres from the runway end. The aircraft exploded on impact and several houses were destroyed. 100 people on board were killed and also 49 people on ground (total of 149 victims). Weather conditions were supposed to be good at the time of the accident.