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Datum:zondag 18 oktober 1992
Tijd:ca 13:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic CN35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Registratie: PK-MNN
Constructienummer: N.013
Bouwjaar: 1990
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 27 / inzittenden: 27
Totaal:slachtoffers: 31 / inzittenden: 31
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:ca 20 km WSW of Garut (   IndonesiŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Semarang-Achmad Yani Airport (SRG/WARS), IndonesiŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Bandung-Husein Sastranegara Airport (BDO/WICC), IndonesiŽ
An IPTN manufactured CASA CN-235-10 passenger plane was destroyed when it flew into the side of Mount Papandayan, an active volcano. All 31 on board were killed.
The aircraft operated flight 5601 from Semarang to Bandung. Weather near Bandung was poor with cumulonimbus clouds in the vicinty. The flight descended from FL125 to FL080 towards Bandung and the pilot prepared for a visual approach.
The pilot attempted to circumnavigate the cumulonimbus clouds and turned left, to the south, towards Garut. The clouds closed as the aircraft impacted the side of a mountain at an altitude of 6120 feet.

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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Semarang-Achmad Yani Airport en Bandung-Husein Sastranegara Airport bedraagt 308 km (192 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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