The air accident a CASA Aviocar Airport Long Bawan occurred on December 19, 2001 when a cargo plane of the type CASA / Nurtanio NC-212-CC4 Aviocar 200 of Dirgantara Air Services for a regional cargo airline in Indonesia at the airport Long Bawan was cleared. There was a propeller incident with personal injury in which a person was killed.
The affected machine was a 13 year old CASA / Nurtanio NC-212-CC4 Aviocar 200, developed by Construcciones Aeronáuticas SA in Seville, Spain and built at Industri Pesawat Terbang Nurtanio (IPTN) plant in Bandung, Indonesia has been. The aircraft with the model serial number 283 and the factory number 88N was final assembled in 1988, it was the 283rd serial production machine (minus two prototypes) and the 88th aircraft of this type assembled under license from Indonesia. The first flight with the aircraft registration PK-XEL was carried out in June 1988. The machine remained with the manufacturer until it was sold to Gatari Hutama Air in January 1994was delivered, where it was approved with the new license plate PK-HJB . Later the machine was handed over to Dirgantara Air Services , where it was in operation with the aircraft registration PK-VSB . The twin-engine STOL - regional aircraft was equipped with two turboprop engines of the type Garrett TPE331-10R-521C features that were equipped with four-leaf propellers.
After a domestic cargo flight, the machine was at Long Bawan Airport, where it was unloaded by an employee of the ground crew while the two pilots were in the cockpit. Because the machine had no auxiliary power unit and no ground power unit eitherwas available, engine no. 2 remained in operation during unloading to ensure that the generator produced electricity for the on-board network. No security personnel was assigned to monitor what was happening on the apron. The aircraft was aligned at 40 degrees, with the nose landing gear 7 meters and the main landing gear 6.2 meters from the apron edge. A person helping with unloading suddenly ran into the running propeller of engine number 2. The propeller blades hit the man in the head and he was killed instantly.
Whereabouts of the aircraft
The machine, which was only slightly damaged, was repaired after the accident and went back into operation. It was later handed over to Nusantara Buana Air , which approved it as a PK-TLF . On September 29, 2011, the machine was lost on the Nusantara Buana Air flight 823 from Medan to Kuta Cane . The wreckage of the completely destroyed machine was discovered five days later. Only the deaths of the 14 passengers and four crew members could be determined.