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Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan I near Oksibil: 1 killed

Accident description

  • Apr 12, 2017 at 1245 LT
  • PK-FSO
  • Flight
  • Cargo
  • No
  • Mountains
  • Tanahmerah – Oksibil
  • Oksibil, Special Region of Papua
  • Indonesia
  • Asia
  • 1
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • The pilot was performing a cargo flight from Tanahmerah to Oksibil and the single aircraft was carrying a load of various goods for a total weight of 1,225 kilos. After passing Oksibil, the aircraft continued to the north at an altitude of 7,100 feet and collided with the south slope of Mt Botak located about 10 km north of Oksibil. The wreckage was found in a dense wooded area and the pilot was killed.