CFIT Accident Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000 PK-GVP, Tuesday 6 March 1979
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Date:Tuesday 6 March 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic F28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000
Owner/operator:Garuda Indonesia Airways
Registration: PK-GVP
MSN: 11094
Year of manufacture:1975
Total airframe hrs:7676 hours
Cycles:6707 flights
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Probolinggo -   Indonesia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Denpasar-Ngurah Rai Bali International Airport (DPS/WADD)
Destination airport:Surabaya-Juanda Airport (SUB/WARR)
The F-28 (called "Sambas") took off at 18:29 for a 30-minute flight. At 18:51 the flight was cleared to descend to FL40 (out of FL165) and report passing FL100 and FL60. The aircraft eventually struck Mount Bromo at 6200 feet.


Willem Wendt



photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport (AMS); June 1975

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