Accident Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-100 9M-PID, Sunday 31 January 1993
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Date:Sunday 31 January 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3-100
Owner/operator:Pan Malaysian Air Transport
Registration: 9M-PID
MSN: SH.1961
Year of manufacture:1978
Engine model:Garrett TPE331-2-201A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing, written off
Location:within Northern Sumatra -   Indonesia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Medan-Polonia Airport (MES/WIMM)
Destination airport:Banda Aceh-Blang Bintang Airport (BTJ/WITT)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The Skyvan aircraft disappeared over mountainous terrain whilst en route between Medan and Banda Aceh, Indonesia. The last position report was when the pilot reported being at 8500 ft, 67 nautical miles (124 km) from Medan.


Air Safety Week 15 February 1993 (p. 6)
Flight International 10-16 February 93 (p.8)
ICAO Adrep Summary 4/2001 (#90)
Scramble 165


  • 28th worst accident in 1993
  • 2nd worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 2nd worst accident of this aircraft type at the time


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