2012 Indonesian Air Force Fokker F27 crash

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2012 Indonesian Air Force Fokker F27 crash
Dutch Air Force F-27-300M.jpg
A Fokker F27 similar to the one involved in the incident.
Accident summary
Date 21 June 2012 (2012-06-21)
Summary Under investigation
Passengers 0
Crew 7
Injuries (non-fatal) 11
Fatalities 11 (4 on the ground)
Survivors 0
Aircraft type Fokker
Aircraft name F27
Operator Indonesian Air Force
Flight origin Jakarta
Destination Jakarta

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;[1] the copilot succumbed to his injuries later, while four people on the ground were also killed, with 11 other people injured.[2][3][4]

Investigation[edit]

F-27 was on a training flight when it crashed while trying to landing after the flight. [5] 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. [6] Officials previously said that the aircraft crew had been conducting a touch-and-go exercise before the crash. [7] 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. [8]

Aircraft[edit]

The plane was built in 1958 and used by Air Force for the past several years. [9] TNI has said that it is in the process of procuring CN-295s to replace its Fokker F-27s. [10] F-27 aircraft into a housing complex near Halim Perdana Kusuma airbase. [11] The Fokker aircraft came down near a street located in Perdanakusuma air base during a test flight say local officials. [12] The airliner was designed in the 1950s by aircraft manufacturer Fokker.

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