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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193077
Last updated: 2 December 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 72-500 (72-212A)
Owner/operator:Wings Air
Registration: PK-WFK
C/n / msn: 905
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 68
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:near Palu-Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport (PLW/WAFF) -   Indonesia
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Palu-Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport (PLW/WAFF)
Destination airport:Luwuk-Syukuran Aminuddin Amir Airport (LUW/WAFW)
Investigating agency: NTSC Indonesia
Wings Air flight IW1156, an ATR 72-500 aircraft, departed Luwuk Airport, Sulawesi, Indonesia, at 06:12 LT.
At 06:14 LT the flight crew declared a "mayday" due to fire on right hand PW127M engine. The flight crew requested to return to Palu and requested runway 15 for landing. At 06:19 LT the aircraft landed safely and taxied to the apron.



Photo of PK-WFK courtesy

Medan - Kuala Namu (WIMM / KNO)
22 September 2011; (c) Leslie Snelleman

Revision history:

25-Jan-2017 17:43 harro Added

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