Accident Pilatus PC-6/B2-H4 Turbo Porter PK-SNB, Saturday 26 February 2022
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Date:Saturday 26 February 2022
Time:09:59 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PC6T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Pilatus PC-6/B2-H4 Turbo Porter
Owner/operator:Smart Cakrawala Aviation
Registration: PK-SNB
MSN: 1015
Year of manufacture:2021
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Bayabiru Airstrip (WXY3) -   Indonesia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Nabire Airport (NBX/WABI)
Destination airport:Bayabiru Airstrip (WXY3)
Investigating agency: NTSC
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The Pilatus PC-6/B2-H4 aircraft, registration PK-SNB was being operated by PT Smart Cakrawala Aviation (Smart Aviation) to conduct two unscheduled passenger return flights from Douw Aturure Airport (WABI), Nabire, Papua to Bayabiru Airstrip, Paniai, Papua.
The first flight to Bayabiru was uneventful, and the pilot noticed that the soil of the runway surface was soft and some of the area was muddy.
At 00:29 UTC (09:29 LT), in daylight conditions, the aircraft departed from Nabire to Bayabiru for the second flight with five passengers on board.
The aircraft cruised at 7,500 feet and the flight was uneventful until commencing landing approach to runway 10 at Bayabiru.
At 09:59 LT, the aircraft touched down on runway 10 at Bayabiru and veered to the left. The pilot attempted to recover the aircraft to the center of the runway. The aircraft then skidded, and the left-wing tip impacted bushes on the higher ground on the left runway strip.
Thereafter, the aircraft swung to the left and then the right. The aircraft's nose then impacted the higher ground on the left of the runway strip.
After the aircraft stopped, the pilot and the passenger evacuated from the aircraft by themselves. No one was injured in this occurrence and the aircraft was substantially damaged.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

4 August 2023 PK-SNB Smart Cakrawala Aviation 0 Kenyam Airport (WAYC), Nduga Regency, Papua sub
Runway excursion

Revision history:

26-Feb-2022 06:50 gerard57 Added
26-Feb-2022 06:52 gerard57 Updated [Source]
26-Feb-2022 07:24 RobertMB Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative]
24-Mar-2022 08:01 harro Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
14-Apr-2022 18:58 harro Updated [Time, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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