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Status:
Date:Saturday 18 June 1988
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 828 Viscount
Operator:Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Registration: PK-MVG
MSN: 445
First flight: 1961
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 45
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 48
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Medan-Polonia Airport (MES) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK/WIII), Indonesia
Destination airport:Medan-Polonia Airport (MES/WIMM), Indonesia
Narrative:
The aircraft, named "Siberut", was approaching runway 05 when the hydraulic pressure fell to 0. The landing roll was too far to the right and the aircraft ran off the side of the runway.
The aircraft was probably ferried to Jakarta (CGK) and withdrawn from use there.

Classification:
Hydraulic system problem
Runway excursion

Sources:
» NTSC, Air Accident Investigation Commission (AAIC)


Photos

photo of Vickers-828-Viscount-PK-MVG
accident date: 18-06-1988
type: Vickers 828 Viscount
registration: PK-MVG
photo of Vickers-828-Viscount-PK-MVG
accident date: 18-06-1988
type: Vickers 828 Viscount
registration: PK-MVG
 

Map
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 Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta International Airport to Medan-Polonia Airport as the crow flies is 1389 km (868 miles).

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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