Indonesian Air Space: an Increasing Safer Place to Fly
No Commercial Air Fatalities in Indonesia Since Garuda Crash of March 7, 2007.
Measured in terms of passenger fatalities, Indonesian skies are becoming an increasing -safer place.
The last fatal air incident was the crash landing of a Garuda B737-300 at Yogyakarta's Adi Sucipto Airport on March 7, 2007 in which 22 passengers died. That's nearly two-years of fatality-free flying.
Here's a brief summary of commercial aircraft fatalities since 2004:
• 2004 - 25 fatalities on November 30th with the crash of a Lion Air MD-82.
• 2005 - 14 fatalities on December 12th with the crash of a GT Air DH-6
• 2005 – 111 fatalities on September 25th with the crash of a Mandala Airlines B737-200
• 2006 – 9 fatalities on November 17th with the crash of a Trigana Air Service DHC -6
• 2007 – 118 fatalities on January 1, 2007 with the crash of an Adam Air B737-300.
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