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7 May 2012

Report: Indonesian Xian MA60 struck sea during missed approach in below-minima conditions

7 May 2012

The Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) concluded that an unprepared crew lost situational awareness during an approach to an airport in below-minima weather conditions. Their Xian MA60 passenger plane struck the sea during a missed approach.

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 […]

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 […]