Pt. Mimika Air, formerly known as GT Air (Germania Trisila Air) is a [1 ] charter airline based in Jakarta, Indonesia. It was established in 1998 and operates charter services for Djayanti, an Indonesian forestry company. Its main base is Halim Perdanakusuma Airport, Jakarta.
A GT Air Fokker F-27-500 Friendship.
History [ edit ]
GT Air was established in 1998.
Its official name is Germania Trisila Air. [2 ] From November 2004 [3 ] to mid-2006, [4 ] GT Air operated scheduled flights between [5 ] Denpasar (Bali) and Lombok.
In 2006, a
DHC-6 Twin Otter was chartered to transport aid workers to Aceh and North Sumatra provinces in the aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake. In July 2007, the [6 ] Directorate General of Civil Aviation cancelled the Air Operator's Certificate of Germania Trisila Air, along with another eight Indonesian airlines. [7 ]
As of August 2006, the Minika Air fleet comprised the following aircraft:
Accidents and incidents [ edit ]
On 23 February 2005,
DHC-6 Twin Otter PK-LTY of GT Air struck a fence on landing at Enarotali Airport on a flight from Timika. [9 ] On 12 April 2005, DHC-6 Twin Otter PK-LTZ of GT Air crashed near
Enarotali while on a flight from Timika to Enarotali while on a scheduled passenger flight. The wreckage was not discovered until 17 April. All three crew and fourteen passengers were killed. [10 ] On 17 April 2009,
Mimika Air Flight 514, operated by Pilatus PC-6 PK-LTJ crashed into Mount Gergaji, Papua killing all ten people on board.
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