2015-03-04 Deraya Air Taxi BAe ATP landing accident at Wamena,Papua, Indonesia
On landing runway 33, the aircraft suffered a runway excursion coming to a stop badly damaged condition.
The cargo flight was on approach to runway 33 when the airport weather quickly detoriated. There was intense rainfall and strong winds when the ATP struggled aligning the aircraft properly with the runway centreline, according to eyewittness accounts.
A heavy touchdown was made and the aircraft began to skid to the right. The left maingear collapsed allowing the left propellers to strike the ground. Its nosegear appeared to have collapsed as well and the pilots lost directional control.
The ATP came to rest halfway off the runway close to taxiway „Delta“ about halfway down the runway. Both crewmembers, the only persons on board, escaped uninjured.
The aircraft ws flying a cargo of food supplies to Wamena.
Runway 33/15 at Wamena is 1825 meters in lengh but was lenghened recently to about 2200 meters. Airport elevation is 5100 feet above sea level.
Date: 2015-03-04 Time: 15:15
Location: WAJW WMX Wamena
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Flight phase: LDG – Flare, Landing Roll, Aborted Landing after Touchdown
Damage to a/c: substantial
From: WAJJ/DJJ: Jayapura Sentani Intl Airport To: WAJW/WMX: Wamena
Operator: Deraya Air Taxi
Type: BAe ATP
Age a/c: 24.4055 years
Constr. No.: 2029
|List of accidents & incidents at or near Wamena Airport in recent years|
|#1||2015-03-04||Deraya Air Taxi||ATP||PK-DGB||LDG||0||bad weather, off runway 33|
|#2||2014-08-30||Jayawijaya Dirg.||B732||PK-JRB||TXI||0||multi tire bursts|
|#3||2013-05-31||Deraya Air Taxi||ATP||PK-DGI||LDG||0||off runway 15, lost gear|
|#4||2013-05-20||Trigana Air Service||B733||PK-YRZ||LDG||0||overran runway 33|
|#5||2013-05-08||Nusantara Air Chart.||B146||PK-JKC||STD||0||destroyed by fire , 1 injured|
|#6||2010-01-28||Manunggal Airlines||AN26||4L-IFE||LDG||0||overran runway 15|
|#7||2009-06-29||Aviastar Mandiri||DHC6||PK-BRO||APR||3||hit terrain on descent|
|#8||2009-04-09||Aviastar Mandiri||B146||PK-BRD||APR||6||flew into terrain on approach to runway 15|
|#9||2008-03-06||Manunggal Airlines||C160||PK-VTQ||LDG||0||caught fire on landing runway 15|
|#10||2002-04-21||Enimex||AN72||ES-NOP||LDG||0||damaged beyond repair in hard landing runway 15|
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