Trigana DHC6 at Enarotali on Jan 11th 2015, runway excursion

Last Update: January 11, 2015 / 21:25:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 11, 2015

Classification
Accident

Aircraft Registration
PK-YRU

ICAO Type Designator
DHC6

A Trigana Air de Havilland DHC-6-300 Twin Otter, registration PK-YRU performing a positioning flight from Timika to Enarotali [WABT] (Indonesia) with 2 crew, landed at Enarotali in clear weather but strong gusting winds and veered off the runway at 13:30L (04:30Z). The aircraft came to a stop off the runway with the nose gear collapsed and damage to the nose section and a propeller. No injuries occurred.

The aircraft positioned to Enarotali to pick up passengers.

Enarotali features a runway 08/26 of 765 meters/2500 feet length at an elevation of 5800 feet MSL.

The local weatherstation reported scattered cloud at 12:00L, westerly winds at 5.6kph (3 knots), visibility 8000 meters, temperature 23 degrees C, dew point 16 degrees C. At 15:00L the weather station reported overcast cloud, southerly winds at 1.9 kph (1 knot), 3000 meters visibility, 20 degrees C, dew point 14 degrees C. No Metars are available.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 11, 2015

Classification
Accident

Aircraft Registration
PK-YRU

ICAO Type Designator
DHC6

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