On September 9, 2011, at 1223 local time (0323 UTC) a Cessna 208B, Indonesia registry PK-VVE, collided with mountainous terrain 8 nautical miles north east of Wamena Airport, Wamena, West Papau, Indonesia. The aircraft was operated by Susi Air under the pertinent provisions of the Indonesia Civil Aviation Regulations and was on a cargo flight. The aircraft sustained substantial damage and both crew members were fatally injured. The flight originated at Wamena Airport and was destined for Kenyam Airstrip, Nduga District, West Papua, Indonesia. This report is for informational purposes and only contains information released by the government of Indonesia.

The accident is under the jurisdiction of, and is being investigated by, the National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) of the government of Indonesia. Any further information can be obtained by contacting the NTSC:

Ministry of Transportation Building, 3rd Floor
Jl. Medan Merdeka Timur No. 5
Jakarta, Indonesia

Telephone 62 21 3517606
Facsimile 62 21 3517606


Email knkt@dephub.go.id

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