Grief for the Indonesia Air Force
Indonesia Air Force members lost again, after a Fokker F27-500 aircraft crashed in the military residential areas, Halim Perdanakusuma, on Thursday June 21, 2012, at 14.30 WIB (Western Indonesia Time)
On Thursday, June 21, 2012, Indonesia Air Force back in mourning. On that day at around 14:30 WIB (West Indonesia Time) a military aircraft type Fokker F27-500 crashed in the military housing area, Jalan Branjangan, Complex Rajawali, Halim Perdanakusuma, East Jakarta.
Aircraft used 7 Air Force crews were still airworthy. Fokker 27 was manufactured by Fokker Netherland is using Rolls Royce Dart engines 2EA 536 MK-7R.
A passenger aircraft wing span that reaches 18 meters, with a body length of 15 154 meters, 6:31 meters high, weighs 7450 pounds has a maximum carrying capacity of 40 passengers, and able to surf for 6 hours.
A few moments after Fokker F-27 Squadron Air 2 Indonesia Air Force crashed, Main Air Base Halim Perdanakusuma, East Jakarta, otherwise closed to the press.
Dozens of fire trucks had arrived to extinguish a fire caused by Fokker F-27 crashed. Several homes burned due to the fall of certain F-27 is manned seven Indonesia Air Force personnel. The crash site is located right in the residential areas causing loss of life not only of the flight crew, but also of the local residents. The writer who happened to be in the Air Force Central Hospital, Dr. Esnawan Antariksa, which happens to be not far from the crash site, witnessed a flurry of doctors and nurses are busy trying to save the victims. Based on a witness, who happened to be brother in law of the author, the aircraft was seen to turn and then suddenly swerved and crashed.
Co-pilot First Lieutenant Pilot Paulus Adim died in the intensive care unit (ICU) TNI AU Hospital Center (RSPAU) dr. Ernawan Antariksa, Jakarta, at approximately 19:30 pm Thursday night, after the critical condition.
Based on the published list of the victims died in front of the mortuary RSPAU there were two children who are victims of the crash, namely Brian (7), son of Major Yohannes, and Melvi (1), nephew of Major. Yohannes
Meanwhile, the victim again listed as the parents of Major Yohannes whose name has not been published by the hospital.
Six other victims were six crew members who have announced the Office of Information (Dispen) Air Force, Major Pilot Heri Setiawan (instructor), First LieutenantPilot Paulus Adim , Lieutenant Pilot Syahroni, Captain Tek Agus, Sergeant Major Simulato , first Sergeant Purwo and Chief Sergeant Wahyudi. Lt. Paul Adi left a wife who was 7 months pregnant.