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Merpati Nusantara Beached Plane Shuts Down Airport

Saturday, January 7, 2012
By George Hatcher
Merpati Nusantara Beached Plane Shuts Down Airport

What: Merpati Nusantara Xian MA-60 en route from Surabaya to Sampit Where: Sampit When: Jan 7th 2012 Who: 62 passengers and 6 crew Why: After making a safe landing, the plane taxied and was making a u turn, ending up with the left main gear off the runway, and it seems to have collapsed.... »

Answers Needed in Merpati Plane Crash

Friday, May 13, 2011
By George Hatcher
Answers Needed in Merpati Plane Crash

So far, there have been no answers in the question of the Chinese built Xian MA-60 Merpati Nusantara Airlines plane which killed 27 people on board when it crashed in Kaimana, West Papua. The plane was moments from landing when it crashed. There are questions concerning state-owned Merpati Airlines, the state financing, and the... »

US$5,850 to Crash Victims

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
By George Hatcher
US$5,850 to Crash Victims

What: Merpati Nusantara Xian MA-60 en route from Sorong to Kaimana Where: Kaimana, West Papua When: May 7, 2010 12:21 pm Who: 21 passengers (including 2 children and a baby), 4 crew, 2 technicians Why: After flying a holding pattern for a quarter of an hour, the plane was on its final approach when... »

27 Perish in Kaimana Bay in Merpati Crash

Saturday, May 7, 2011
By George Hatcher
27 Perish in Kaimana Bay in Merpati Crash

What: Merpati Nusantara Xian MA-60 en route from Sorong to Kaimana Where: Kaimana, West Papua When: May 7, 2010 12:21 pm Who: 21 passengers (including 2 children and a baby), 4 crew, 2 technicians Why: After flying a holding pattern for a quarter of an hour, the plane was on its final approach when... »

Merpati Lands Sans 1 Engine

Sunday, February 13, 2011
By George Hatcher
Merpati Lands Sans 1 Engine

What: Merpati Nusantara Fokker 100 en route from from Sampit to Surabaya Where: Sampit When: Feb 12th 2011 Why: Not long after takeoff from Sampit, an engine developed problems and had to be shut down. The flight landed safely at Sampit. No injuries reported. Download article as PDF »

Merpati Crashes in West Papua NG

Tuesday, April 13, 2010
By George Hatcher
Merpati Crashes in West Papua NG

Click to view full size photo at Airplane-pictures.net Contact photographer chaity What: Merpati Nusantara Airlines Boeing 737-300 en route from Sarong to Manokwari West Papua. (Sorong-Dominique Edward Osok Airport to Rendani Airport) Where: Rendani Airport, Indonesia When: 12 April 2010 Who: 97 passengers ( 76 men, 21 women, three children and three infants) 6... »

Merpati Fokker Emergency Landing in Indonesia

Thursday, December 3, 2009
By George Hatcher
Merpati Fokker Emergency Landing in Indonesia

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Carl Hendriks What: Merpati Airlines Fokker 100 en route from Ujung to Kupang Indonesia Where: Kupang’s El Tari airport When: 3 DECEMBER 2009 10:15 p.m. Who: 88 passengers including 5 infants and 6 crew Why: After developing a technical problem with a landing gear,... »

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