Merpati Nusantara Airlines

Merpati Nusantara Airlines Tuesday March 29, 1977
After spotting a mountain in front of him, the pilot applied full power and went into a steep climb. The plane stalled and crashed into trees.

Crash Details

DateTuesday March 29, 1977
LocationBainaha Valley, Indonesia
Passengers20
Crew3
Fatalities15
Survivors8
Aircraft Typede Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
OperatorMerpati Nusantara Airlines
RegistrationPK-NUP
Flight OriginPalu
Flight Destination Toli Toli
Bainaha Valley, Indonesia
Merpati Nusantara Airlines
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
1977