Trigana Air Service plane crashes
The following are significant events involving the airline or its subsidiares. The numbered events are those involving at least one passenger death where the aircraft flight had a direct or indirect role, and where at least one of the dead passengers was not a stowaway, hijacker, or saboteur.
- 16 August 2015; Trigana Air Service ATR 42-300; PK-YRN; flight IL257; near Oksibil, Indonesia:
The aircraft was on a scheduled domestic flight between Jayapura and Oksibil, Indonesia.
The airplane crashed in mountainous terrain at about 8,500 feet (2,600 m) above sea level during a period of reduced visibility due to rain and fog. residential area near the airport during a go around following an attempted landing at Magong, Taiwan, which is on Penghu island.
All five crew members and 49 passengers were killed.
ATR 42 plane crashes
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17 July 1997; Sempati Air F27-600; PK-YPM; flight 304; near Badung, Indonesia: The aircraft, which was leased from Trigana Air Service was on a scheduled domestic flight from Bandung to Jakarta, Indonesia. One engine apparently failed shortly after takeoff. The flight crew attempted to land the aircraft at a nearby military airfield, but the aircraft hit a wall in a housing complex and crashed in a field about 650 feet (200m) short of the runway. All five crew members and 23 of the 45 passengers were killed.
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