Date & Time: Jun 30, 2015 at 1150 LT
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Operator:
Registration:
A-1310
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
No
Site:
City
Schedule:
Medan – Tanjung Pinang
MSN:
3616
YOM:
0
Country:
Indonesia
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
11
Crew fatalities:
11
Pax on board:
102
Pax fatalities:
102
Other fatalities:
29
Total fatalities:
142
Circumstances:
Two minutes after take off from runway 23 at Medan-Soewondo AFB (ex Medan-Polonia Airport), while climbing in good weather conditions, the crew informed ground about technical problem. The aircraft banked right, hit a pole and the roof of a building and then crashed inverted in a huge explosion in a suburb located less than 5 km from the airport. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and post crash fire and several buildings were destroyed as well. According to the last report confirmed by Agus Supriatna, Head of the Indonesian Air Force, the aircraft was carrying 102 passengers and a crew of 11. None of them survived the crash. In addition to them, at least 29 people on the ground were also killed while 20 others were injured. It is believed that an engine failed shortly after rotation.
Crew:
1st Lt Sandi Permana, pilot,
1st Lt Pandu Setiawan, copilot,
Lt Dian Sukman P, copilot,
Cpt Riri Setiawan, navigator,
Serma Bambang H, radio operator,
Peltu Ibnu Kohar, flight engineer,
Pelda Andik S, flight engineer,
Peltu Ngateman, load master,
Peltu Yahya Komari,
Pelda Agus P,
Dan Prada Alvian.