Date & Time: Aug 24, 2012 at 0830 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain
Survey / Patrol / Reconnaissance
Samarinda - Bontang
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The aircraft was engaged in a geophysical mission in the East Kalimantan province on behalf of the Elliot Geophysics International Group. It left Samarinda-Temindung airport around 0800LT and crashed in unknown circumstances thirty minutes later in the Kutai National Park. SAR found the wreckage two days later and all four occupants (three Indonesian and one Australian citizen) were killed.