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 land. 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. The aircraft 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.
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