Flugunfall 11 JUL 1979 einer Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000 PK-GVE - Mount Sibayak
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Datum:Mittwoch 11 Juli 1979
Zeit:ca 19:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic F28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000
Fluggesellschaft:Garuda Indonesia Airways
Kennzeichen: PK-GVE
Werknummer: 11055
Baujahr: 1972-07-19 (7 years)
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:14084
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 57 / Insassen: 57
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 61 / Insassen: 61
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mount Sibayak (   Indonesien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Palembang Airport (PLM/WIPP), Indonesien
Flug nach:Medan-Polonia Airport (MES/WIMM), Indonesien
The aircraft, named "Mamberamo", departed Palembang, Indonesia, at 17:32 for an 80-minute flight to Medan. The flight was cleared for a runway 05 NDB approach and the pilot later reported maintaining 6000 feet until overhead the ON NDB. The aircraft struck the 7200 feet high Mount Sibayak volcano at an altitude of 5560 feet.

» Willem Wendt


photo of Fokker-F-281000-PK-GJV
accident date: 11-07-1979
type: Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000
registration: PK-GJV

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Palembang Airport to Medan-Polonia Airport as the crow flies is 978 km (611 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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