Date & Time: Nov 17, 2006 at 0800 LT
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter
Charter/Taxi (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Mulia – Ilaga
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The twin engine aircraft departed Mulia on a special flight to Ilaga, carrying a delegation of nine people flying to Ilaga to visit several districts of the Irian Jaya province on behalf of a talks between several administrations. While cruising at an altitude of 10,500 feet in marginal weather conditions, the aircraft struck Mt Puncak Jaya. The wreckage was found the following day. All 12 occupants were killed.
Controlled flight into terrain.