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Plane Crash in Indonesia - Merpati Airlines Flight 9760

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Summary - A Merpati Airlines plane crashed just after 10am local time on August 2, 2009. There were no known survivors among the 13 passengers and 3 crew members on board. The weather was reported to have been clear conditions.

When did the crash / air tragedy occur?
August 2, 2009 at approximately 10:15am local time.

Which airline was involved?
Merpati Airlines Flight 9760, Twin Otter aircraft (approximately 30 years old).

What happened?
Merpati Airlines Flight 9760 crashed just after 10am local time on August 2, 2009. There were no known survivors among the 13 passengers and 3 crew members on board. The weather was reported to have been clear conditions. The commercial flight between Jayapura and Oksibil was lost somewhere en route. The flight crashed into a mountain range. Wreckage was found 2 days later.

What was the cause / Who is to blame?
Cause of the deadly crash is under investigation.

Any further safety issues?
On the European Union's list of blacklisted airlines which are not allowed to fly routes to any country within the EU. Indonesia is known to have a fairly poor safety record regarding airlines.

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