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Trigana Air Service ATR 42 Aircraft Went Down With 54 People Onboard

August 16, 2015 - A twin engine turboprop, ATR 42 aircraft owned and operated by Trigana Air Service of Jakarta, Indonesia crashed into Tangok mountain range in the Oktabe district of Papua province in Indonesia with 54 people onboard; 49 passengers and five crew member. 

Flight TGN 267 departed Sentani Airport in Jayapura at 2:22 PM local time and was scheduled to land in Oksibil, a district in Papua, Indonesia at about 3:16 PM. 33 minutes into the flight, ATC lost radio contact with Flight TGN 267. It was reported that that the pilot had not made a distress call. 

On Sunday Air Transportation Director General Suprasetyo said, The latest information is that the Trigana aircraft that lost contact has been found at Camp 3, Ok Bape district in the Bintang Mountains regency."


The flight crew has been identified as Capt. Hasanudin, Copilot Aryadin, Mechanic Officer Mario and two female flight attendants Ika and Dita. Onbaord passengers included 44 adults, 2 children and 3 babies. 

Flight TGN 267 was a ATR 42-300 turboprop aircraft registered as PK-YRN (msn 102). The aircraft was build in 1992. Trigana Air Service is currently on the EU blacklist after failing to meet safety standards since 20017. The airline has a fleet of 14 aircraft has had 14 major incidents during its 24 years of operation, according to the Aviation Safety Network. 

Transportation Ministry spokesman J.A. Barata said on Sunday "A search was launched earlier today, but was called off because of bad weather, and it's also now dark there."


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