2015-01-11 Trigana Air DHC-6 Twin Otter damaged on landing at Enarotali, Papua
The Twin Otter aircraft approached Enarotali Airfield in windy conditions resulting in a loss of directional control immeidately after touchdown.
The pilots managed to halt the aircraft beneath the unpaved runway edge in a ditch where its nosegear broke, the nose and its right propeller was damaged. No injuries occurred.
The aircraft was on a ferry flight withour passengers.
Enarotali Airfield single runway is 765 meters in lengh.
Date: 2015-01-11 Time: 13:30
Location: WABT EWI Enarotali
Flight phase: LDG – Flare, Landing Roll, Aborted Landing after Touchdown
Damage to a/c: substantial
From: WABP/TIM: Timika To: WABT/EWI: Enarotali
Type: Non Revenue
Operator: Trigana Air Service
Type: DHC-6 Twin Otter
Age a/c: 34,8 years
Constr. No.: 685
Occupants & Casualties
JACDEC 20-year Statistics :
- 18th safety occurence for the operator
- 185th safety occurence of type (DHC-6)
- 2nd safety occurence at airport
- 2nd safety occurence for aircraft in question
(2007-06-01 the aircraft suffered another landing incident at Mulia)
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