Date & Time: Apr 19, 1997 at 0739 LT
Type of aircraft:
Landing (descent or approach)
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Jakarta - Tanjung Pandan
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
On final approach to Tanjung Pandan-Buluh Tumbang Airport runway 36, at an altitude of 2,000 feet, the aircraft rolled to the left to angle of 80°, lost height and crashed in a coconut grove located about 1,500 metres short of runway. Fifteen occupants were killed, among them four crew members, while all other occupants were rescued.
For unknown reasons, the left engine failed on approach and its propeller was feathered when control was lost.