NTSB Identification: IAD05RA020.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, November 30, 2004 in Solo City, Indonesia
Aircraft: McDonnell Douglas MD-82, registration:
Injuries: 25 Fatal,59 Serious,84 Minor.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On November 30, 2004, at 1814 Jakarta time, a McDonnell-Douglas MD-82, Indonesian registry PK-LMN, operating as Lion Air flight 538, was substantially damaged when it overran runway 26 at Adi Sumaro Airport
(SOC), Solo City, Central Java, Indonesia. The captain, 1 flight attendant, and 23 passengers were fatally injured; the first officer, 2 flight attendants and 56 passengers were seriously injured; and 84 passengers received either minor injuries or were not injured. Night visual meteorological conditions prevailed; however, rain showers were in the area, and the runway was wet. The flight, which originated at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK), near Jakarta, Indonesia, was operating on an instrument flight rules flight plan under Indonesian flight regulations.

Preliminary information released from the government of Indonesia revealed that after the airplane had landed, it continued off the departure end of the runway and impacted the concrete base of a localizer array.

The cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder were forwarded to the Safety Board for review under the direction of Indonesian authorities.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Republic of Indonesia. Further information may be obtained from:

Republic of Indonesia
Ministry of Communications
National Transportation Safety Committee
Gedung Karsa, 2nd Floor
Departemen Perhubungan
Jalan Medan Merdeka Barat No. 8
Jakarta 10110 - Indonesia

Tel/Fax 62-21-3517606

This report is for informational purposes only, and only contains information released by the Republic of Indonesia.

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