INDONESIAN AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT/INCIDENT DATABASE-YEAR 1997

No Date Year Location Type Reg Operator Crew PAX Injured Fatal/ missing A/I POA PCOA Remarks
1 8-Jan 1997 Sam Ratulangi, Manado HS 748 PK-IHF Bouraq Airlines 2 23 0 0 I LDG H/T The a/c had a problem with its hydraulic system. The a/c went out of the runway on landing.
2 16-Jan 1997 East Kalimantan BO105 PK-PIN Pelita Air Services 1 2 0 3 A CRS U The helicopter went missing during enroute Nangalaki-Long Bangun.
3 28-Jan 1997 Gunung Gede Bogor Ciguded West Java TB 10 Tobago PK-AGO PLP Curug 2 0 2 0 A CRS H The a/c hit a mountain. The a/c was total lost.
4 9-Feb 1997 Tasikmalaya Airstrip Cibereum West Java Cessna Citation II PK-TRV IAT 2 1 0 0 I LDG   The a/c overrun on landing, stopped at stopway.
5 24-Feb 1997 Juwata, East Kalimantan HS 748 PK-IHG Bouraq Airlines 4 29 0 0 A TO H After take off a/c experienced vibration, aft service door was detached.
6 28-Feb 1997 Temindung, Samarinda BN-2A PK-TAR Kiani-Lestari 2 0 0 0 I LDG H/T After take off, R/H engine trouble occurred. RTB used R/W 22. After landing L/H wing tip hit the ground.
7 10-Mar 1997 Enarotali Airstrip, Irian Jaya Cessna 185 PK-RCM AMA 1 0 0 0 A LDG H After landing the a/c went out of the runway
8 19-Mar 1997 Between Temindung Airport to Busang East Kalimantan. SA 316 Allouette III PK-TRY IAT 2 1 0 1 A CRS H During cruise one passenger jumped out of the helicopter.
9 20-Mar 1997 Chiang Kai Shek, Taipei Boeing B747-200 PK-GSA Garuda Indonesia 3 269 1 0 A LDG H/T After landing a/c was dragged and overrun. Some tires were blown out. CAA Taiwan was involved in the investigation.
10 23-Mar 1997 Jayawijaya Mountain Irian Jaya SA 315B Lama P2PHN Intan Angkasa & Pacific Helicopter 1 3 0 0 A - - Wreckage was shipped to PNG without notification
11 6-Apr 1997 Soekarno - Hatta, Jakarta MD 11 PK-GIG Garuda Indonesia 2 4 0 0 I LDG H After landed the a/c went out of the R/W.
12 6-Apr 1997 Polonia, Medan C212-200 PK-RRA SMAC 2 3 0 0 I LDG T After landing aircraft went out to left of the runway
13 7-Apr 1997 Halim Perdana Kusuma, Jakarta Cessna 172 PK-AFB Avindo 1 0 0 0 A LDG H After landing and intended to take off, the aircraft went out of the R/W 24 to the left. The a/c was substansially damaged
14 11-Apr 1997 Syamsuddin Noor, Banjarmasin Boeing B737-200 PK-JHI Sempati 2 38 0 0 A TO H/T During take off aircraft went out to the left out of R/W shoulder and crossed the drainage. The a/c was substansially damaged.
15 19-Apr 1997 Bulu Tumbang, Belitung BAe-ATP PK-MTX Merpati Nusantara 4 47 0 15 A APP H/T On approach to land on R/W 36 the aircraft crashed on short final.
16 16-May 1997 Sepinggan, Balikpapan Skyliner PK-TRT IAT 3 0 0 0 I LDG T Suddenly after landing the a/c yawed to the right and could not be recovered. R/H main wheel tire was flat.
17 19-May 1997 Budiarto, Curug PA 28 PK-ADH PLP Curug 2 0 0 0 A LDG H After landing the aircraft drifted to the left and hit the concrete obstruction. The a/c was substantially damaged.
18 22-May 1997 Gorda Airstrip Serang West Java CN 235 PK-XNT IPTN 6 0 0 6 A APP H During low attitude load dropping exercise, the load did not drop off causing the a/c to pitch up and stall at low altitude. The pilot could not recover and the a/c crashed.
19 12-Jun 1997 Nabire, Irian Jaya Cessna 185 PK-RCH AMA 1 3 0 0 A TX T During taxi to R/W 16 R/H main wheel broken.
20 22-Jun 1997 Honolulu Airport USA MD 11 EI-CDK Garuda Indonesia 0 0 0 0 A LDG H On landing the a/c experienced tail strike.
21 22-Jun 1997 Bandung Homebuild (Moni) PK-SKP FASI 1 0 1 0 A TO -  
22 7-Jun 1997 Pattimura, Ambon C212-200 PK-NCL Merpati Nusantara 2 17 0 0 A APP E/H On approach the a/c experienced down draft and hit top of the tree. The a/c sustained a substantial damage.
23 7-Sep 1997 Pattimura, Ambon C212-200 PK-NCS Merpati Nusantara 3 0 0 3 A APP H/T Aircraft experienced single engine operation for 105 miles to the airport and crash on final APP on R/W 04.
24 17-Jul 1997 Margahayu, Bandung, West Java Fokker F27 PK-YPM Trigana 4 45 22 28 A CLM H/T After take off from Husein the aircraft experienced one engine problem and executed RTB, and crashed.
25 20-Aug 1997 Gorontalo Allouette III PK-TPX IAT 1 0 0 0 A CRS T After airborne, just above the helicopter Drop Point, the a/c experienced down draft. Crashed near the Drop Point.
26 21-Aug 1997 Pulau Pagai, Sumatera Barat Piper Chieftain, PA-31-350 PK-TPO IAT 1 4 0 0 A LDG H During landing configuration pilot forgot to deploy the landing gear.
27 15-Sep 1997 Sekacer village, Kec Mlonggo, Kab. Jepara TB 10 Tobago PK-AGY PLP Curug 2 0 2 0 A APP T Due to engine malfunction the a/c made forced landing on a vegetable field.
28 20-Sep 1997 Pattimura, Ambon Boeing B737-200 PK-RIQ Mandala 7 0 0 I TX T During taxi the nose wheel slightly went down. The engines were immediately shut down. The inner strut cylinder landing gear was broken.
29 26-Sep 1997 Buah Nabar, Deli Serdang, Medan, North Sumatra Airbus A300-B4 PK-GAI Garuda Indonesia 12 222 0 234 A CRS W/H/E The a/c crashed before landing about 9 nm from MDN VOR. All people aboard perished.
30 30-Sep 1997 Budiarto, Curug TB 10 Tobago PK-AGW PLP Curug 1 0 0 0 I LDG H On landing the a/c bounced twice and then stopped on R/W 30.
31 13-Oct 1997 Adi Sucipto, Yogyakarta HS 748 PK-IHO Bouraq Airlines 5 5 0 0 A LDG H Normal operations on route. The a/c experienced hardlanding in the destination airport. The a/c had several damages on the main structure center part.
32 28-Oct 1997 Soekarno - Hatta, Jakarta F 28 Mk. 4000 PK-YPT Trigana 5 58 1 0 A TO T Two minutes after T/O the a/c experienced technical problem and RTB. Smoke and severe heat entered cockpit also cabin. a/c sustained damage due to the heat.
33 5-Dec 1997 Soekarno - Hatta, Jakarta Airbus A310 PK-MAY Merpati Nusantara 14 0 0 0 I LDG H The a/c landed on R/W 25L, touch down with pitch attitude slightly high so the tailskid touch the R/W surface. The pilot deployed reversers and nose wheel and made a normal touch.
34 9-Dec 1997 Supadio, Pontianak Fokker F28 PK-MSV Merpati Nusantara 4 0 0 0 A LDG H After landing on the R/W 15, the a/c nose wheel hit the paralon pipe containing cable.
35 19-Dec 1997 Makartijaya, Sunsang, Sungai Musi, South Sumatra Boeing B737-300 9V-TRF Silk Air 7 97 0 104 A CRS T/H The a/c crashed on a scheduled flight from Jakarta to Singapore. Carried 97 pax with 2 cockpit crew and 5 cabin attendants. All people aboard perished.


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