Chronology of the Susi Air Plane Accident from Timika to Duma
Holiday Ayo - The head of Timika's Kakansar, George Leo Merchy Randang, reported that the Susi Air aircraft, a Pilatus Porter PK BVM with pilot Dayle Peter Houzet, had an accident en route from Timika to Duma.
The Susi Air plane with flight number PK-BVM was reported to have lost contact, Thursday, at around 08.20 WIT on a flight to Timika, Papua. This plane is known to carry 7 passengers including the flight crew.
The coordinates of the plane crash are known, with coordinates 04°02' 54.00"S / 136° 43' 0600E, 38Miles distance, rad 343.81° from TIM.
Mimika Police Chief AKBP I Gede Putra explained from the report he received, the plane with pilot Dayle Peter was carrying six passengers from Duma, Paniai Regency.
The Susi Air plane, which lost contact, initially departed from Timika for Duma at 05.34 WIT and should have been scheduled to return to Timika at around 08.00 WIT.
The names of the passengers on the Susi Air plane on the flight to Timika are Merina Dimpau, Fickien Dimpau, Philipus Dimpau, Leo Dimpau, Seruwarkis Diabilu, and Lukas Dimbau.
"Update info: At 09.00 the captain pilot and all passengers are safe," said the owner of PT ASI Pudjiastuti Aviation or Susi Air flight Susi Pudjiastuti via a tweet on her official Twitter account with the username @susipudjiastuti, Thursday.
He uploaded the tweet after sharing the sad news regarding the Susi Air plane which crashed on the Timika-Duma route with six passengers.
Furthermore, Susi also informed that the victims had been evacuated safely with the help of the Timika National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) team and the TNI.
"Thank God and thank you for the help and alertness of the Timika Basarnas team and the TNI who have succeeded in evacuating the victims safely," said the former Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries.
Equipment used for the evacuation of personnel trucks, communication equipment, helicopters, as well as medical and evacuation equipment.
Through her Twitter account, Susi also uploaded a number of videos depicting the atmosphere of evacuation preparations by the joint SAR team.