2012 Indonesian Air Force Fokker F27 crash
A Fokker F27 similar to the one involved in the incident.
|Date||21 June 2012|
|Fatalities||11 (4 on the ground)|
|Operator||Indonesian Air Force|
A Fokker 27, owned by the Indonesian Air Force, crashed into a housing complex during approach into Jakarta on 21 June 2012. The aircraft was on a training flight on the day of the crash. Six of the seven crewmembers on board died immediately; the copilot succumbed to his injuries later, while four people on the ground were also killed, with 11 other people injured.
F-27 was on a training flight when it crashed while trying to landing after the flight. Sitompul said the F-27 was on a training flight when it crashed. The aircraft was declared airworthy before training and skies were clear he added. Officials previously said that the aircraft crew had been conducting a touch-and-go exercise before the crash. Like aircraft Fokker was not equipped with flight data recording equipment, also known a black box. Earlier on Thursday Yunus said the Fokker aircraft was on a routine training mission at the base before the incident. The Fokker aircraft was on a routine training flight when it came down near the airstrip.
The plane was built in 1958 and used by Air Force for the past several years. TNI has said that it is in the process of procuring CN-295s to replace its Fokker F-27s. F-27 aircraft into a housing complex near Halim Perdana Kusuma airbase. The Fokker aircraft came down near a street located in Perdanakusuma air base during a test flight say local officials. The airliner was designed in the 1950s by aircraft manufacturer Fokker.
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