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EU updates blacklist, removing all airlines from Indonesia
15 June 2018

EU updates blacklist, removing all airlines from Indonesia

15 June 2018

The European Commission updated its list of airlines that do not meet international safety standards, removing all airlines certified in Indonesia are cleared from the list.

Indonesia issues safety recommendations following Sukhoi Superjet accident

26 June 2012

The Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) issued five safety recommendations in the wake of the accident involving a Sukhoi Superjet in May 2012.

Merpati audit recommends ban of MA-60 aircraft from three airports

25 May 2011

A special audit  of Merpati Nusantara Airlines following a recent fatal accident resulted in the ban of MA-60 aircraft from three Indonesian airports. On May 7, 2011 a Xian MA-60 turboprop plane, opertated by Merpati Nusantara Airlines, crashed into the sea while on approach to Kaimana, Indonesia. All 25 on board were killed. Four days later, the […]

Indonesia: Investigators issue interim safety recommendations after Merpati crash

21 May 2011

The Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) issued three interim recommendations in the light of the May 7, 2011 fatal accident involving a Merpati passenger plane. A Xian MA60 airplane crashed during a visual approach to Kaimana  Airport (KNG), Indonesia in weather conditions below VFR minima. All 25 on board were killed in the accident. The […]

Indonesia conducts special audit of Merpati following accident

11 May 2011

The Indonesian Ministry of Transportation decided to conduct a special audit of Merpati Nusantara Airlines following a recent fatal accident. On May 7, 2011 a Xian MA-60 turboprop plane crashed into the sea while on approach to Kaimana, Indonesia. All 27 on board were killed. The Indonesian Ministry of Transportation announced that they would conduct a special audit […]

Report: misaligned VOR track factor in Indonesian taxiway landing

9 May 2011

A Garuda Boeing 737-400 landed on a taxiway at Palembang in October 2008. NTSC investigators from Indonesia  concluded that the captain under training and instructor captain were focussed on instrument scanning when they were following the misaligned track, leading them to the parallel taxiway. On 2 October 2008, a Boeing 737-4K5 aircraft, registered PK-GWT was being […]

Indonesia grounds airline SMAC over safety concerns

19 February 2011

The Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation suspended the AOC of Sabang Merauke Raya Air Charter (SMAC) following the fatal accident of a CASA C-212 Aviocar operated by SMAC on February 12, 2011. The CASA Aviocar operated on a test flight from Batam Airport (BTH), Indonesia to Tanjung Pinang (TNJ) after the replacement of an engine. Preliminary investigation […]

Airport safety recommendations after Indonesian B737 runway excursion accident

18 May 2010

The Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) issued their preliminary report regarding the runway excursion accident involving a Boeing 737. Seven safety recommendations were issued addressing various aspects of airport safety. On April 13, 2010 a Boeing 737-322 passenger plane, registered PK-MDE, sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion accident at Manokwari-Rendani Airport (MKW/WASR), Indonesia. […]

VFR flight into cloud caused Indonesian DHC-6 Twin Otter CFIT accident

22 April 2010

Indonesian accident investigators of the National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) have concluded that a fatal accident involving a DHC-6 Twin Otter in August 2009 has been caused by VFR flight into cloud. The airplane flew into the side of a mountain, killing all 15 on board. The Merpati Nusantara Airlines DHC-6 Twin Otter passenger plane […]

Garuda crash pilot jailed

6 April 2009

The pilot of the Garuda Boeing 737-400 that crashed in Yogyakarta in March 2007 was found guilty of criminal negligence. Prosecutors had sought a four-year jail term, but he was sentenced to two years in prison. One of the panel of five judges remarked that the sentence was about the prevention of future accidents rather […]