INDOZONE.ID – An airplane named Rimbun Air PK-OTY experienced a derailment accident at Moenamani Airport, Dogiayi Regency, Papua, Friday (23/12/2022) yesterday afternoon. The plane crash was allegedly due to bad weather.
“”It is true (yesterday) afternoon there was a case of derailment of the Rimbun Air PK – OTY type aircraft which was going to land at Moenamani Airport from Timika Airport,” said the Head of Public Relations of the Papua Regional Police, Kombes Pol Ahmad Musthofa Kamal in a written statement to journalists, Saturday (24/24/2019) 12/2022).”
The accident occurred at around 13.37 WIT. The plane, which was about to land, said Kamal lost control because the runway was slippery.
“The plane was about to land, but it didn’t go smoothly because of the weather, the wind was very strong, causing the plane to lose control and eventually hit the rumway barrier,” explained Kamal.
In addition, the police confirmed that there were no casualties in the incident. The passengers on the plane were also not injured.
“Fortunately there were no fatalities or injuries in the incident,” Kamal concluded.