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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Date:Friday 5 August 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander
Operator:Bali International Air Service
Registration: PK-KNF
MSN: 745
First flight: 1975-04-29 (8 years 3 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:between Ambon and Bula (   Indonesia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Ambon-Pattimura Airport (AMQ/WAPP), Indonesia
Destination airport:Bula (WAPB), Indonesia
The aircraft went missing while on flight from Ambon to Bula with cargo. It is presumed to have crashed into the sea.

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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 Ambon-Pattimura Airport to Bula as the crow flies is 276 km (172 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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