Date & Time: Jul 5, 2017 at 1110 LT
Type of aircraft:
Pilatus PC-6 (Porter & Turbo Porter)
Charter/Taxi (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Wamena – Derakma
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The single engine aircraft departed Wamena Airport at 1100LT with three passengers, two crew members and 508 kg of various goods. Ten minutes later, the airplane struck the slope of a mountain at an altitude of 2,300 meters. It was scheduled to arrive at Derakma at 1125LT. The wreckage was found a day later by the crew of a helicopter. All five occupants have been killed. At the time of the accident, VMC conditions prevailed.