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Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 10 noviembre 1971
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 828 Viscount
Operador:Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Registración: PK-MVS
Numéro de série: 448
Año de Construcción: 1962-03-07 (9 years 8 months)
Horas Totales de la Célula:18497
Ciclos:15117
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 525
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 62 / Ocupantes: 62
Total:Fatalidades: 69 / Ocupantes: 69
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:S off Padang (   Indonesia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Jakarta-Kemayoran Airport (JKT), Indonesia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Padang-Tabing Airport (PDG/WIMG), Indonesia
Descripción:
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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Vickers Viscount

  • 445 built
  • 91st loss
  • 46th accidente fatal
  • 2nd worst accident (a la hora)
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