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Last updated: 9 December 2021
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Wednesday 28 August 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace BAe-748-402 Srs. 2B LFD
Operator:Bouraq Indonesia Airlines
Registration: PK-IHT
MSN: 1793
First flight: 1983-04-08 (13 years 5 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 25
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Balikpapan-Sepingan Airport (BPN) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Balikpapan-Sepingan Airport (BPN/WALL), Indonesia
A BAe-748 passenger plane, operated by Bouraq Indonesia Airlines, sustained substantial damage in a bounced landing accident at Balikpapan-Sepingan Airport (BPN).
The airplane landed hard and bounced three times. The nose landing gear collapsed.

Heavy landing
Landing gear collapse
Runway mishap

» Indonesian Aircraft Accident/Incident Database 1988-2001


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