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Last updated: 27 January 2022
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Thursday 9 January 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic F28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000
Operator:Pelita Air Service
Registration: PK-PJK
MSN: 11192
First flight: 1982-12-21 (20 years )
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 49
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 55
Aircraft damage: Minor
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Gorontalo-Jalaluddin Airport (GTO) (   Indonesia)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Gorontalo-Jalaluddin Airport (GTO/WAMG), Indonesia
The aircraft was landing at Gorontalo-Jalaluddin Airport (GTO) runway 27 and taxied towards the apron via taxiway Bravo. While entering Bravo, there was an APU fire warning. The pilot took action by operating the fire control guard to extinguish the fire and proceeded to shut down the APU. The aircraft stopped at the normal position and passengers disembarked normally.

Damaged on the ground

» Indonesian Aircraft Accident/Incident Database 1988-2001


photo of Fokker-F-284000-PH-EXW
accident date: 09-01-2003
type: Fokker F-28 Fellowship 4000
registration: PH-EXW
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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