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Datum:Mittwoch 10 November 1971
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 828 Viscount
Fluggesellschaft:Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Kennzeichen: PK-MVS
Werknummer: 448
Baujahr: 1962-03-07 (9 years 8 months)
Betriebsstunden:18497
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:15117
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 525
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 62 / Insassen: 62
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 69 / Insassen: 69
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:S off Padang (   Indonesien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Jakarta-Kemayoran Airport (JKT), Indonesien
Flug nach:Padang-Tabing Airport (PDG/WIMG), Indonesien
Unfallbericht:
Merpati Airlines' domestic service from Jakarta to Padang was carried out a by a Vickers Viscount named "Sabang". The aircraft had initiated its descent for Padang when it crashed into the sea. Floating pieces of wreckage were found after three days, 75 miles off island of Sumatra.



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Distance from Jakarta-Kemayoran Airport to Padang-Tabing Airport as the crow flies is 922 km (576 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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