At Indonesia's request, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) appointed an accredited representative in accordance with Clause 5.23 of Annex 13 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation, to participate in the NTSC's investigation into the fatal accident in the Makassar Strait, Indonesia, involving a Boeing 737 operated by AdamAir.
The aircraft disappeared off radar and crashed into the ocean. The aircraft was destroyed and the two pilots, four flight attendants and 96 passengers on board were fatally injured.
Australia's accredited representative to the investigation worked closely with the NTSC throughout the investigation.
To protect the information supplied by the NTSC to the ATSB and investigative workload undertaken to assist the NTSC, the ATSB initiated an investigation under the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.
On 25 March 2008, the NTSC published its final report into the accident on its website.
National Transportation Safety Committee
Ministry Of Transportation Republic Of Indonesia
Transportation Building 3rd Floor
Jalan Medan Merdeka Timur No. 5
Jakarta Pusat 10110
Phone : +62 21 384 7601
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Released in accordance with section 25 of the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.
|Date:||01 January 2007||Investigation status:||Completed|
|Time:||0658 UTC||Investigation level:||Complex - click for an explanation of investigation levels|
|Location:||Makassar Strait, Indonesia|
|Release date:||25 March 2008||Occurrence class:||Operational|
|Report status:||Final||Occurrence category:||Accident|
|Highest injury level:||Fatal|
|Type of operation||Air Transport High Capacity|
|Damage to aircraft||Destroyed|
|Departure point||Djuanda Airport, Surabaya|
|Departure time||0559 UTC|
|Destination||Sam Ratulangi Airport, Manado|
|Role||Class of licence||Hours on type||Hours total|