Aviation safety investigations & reports

Technical Analysis assistance to the NTSC regarding runway excursion, PK-CJG, Boeing 737-2H6 at Jambi-Sultan Thaha Syarifudn Airport, Sumatra, Indonesia, 27 Aug 2008

Investigation number:
Status: Completed
Investigation completed


The ATSB has completed its technical analysis report of the flight recorder data from the Boeing Co. 737-2H6, registration PK-CJG on behalf of the Indonesian National Transportation Safety Committee. The aircraft was operating a flight from Jakarta to Jambi, Indonesia on 27 August 2008 when it overran runway 31 at Jambi airport. The aircraft impacted an occupied house near the end of the runway and came to rest in a field. A number of people on the ground were seriously injured and some aircraft occupants were injured during the subsequent evacuation. The aircraft was substantially damaged.

The National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) of Indonesia is responsible for investigating this occurrence. The NTSC requested assistance from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) in the recovery and analysis of information from the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder. In accordance with clause 5.23 of Annex 13 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation, the ATSB appointed an Accredited Representative to assist the NTSC and initiated an investigation under the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.

The ATSB''s Technical Analysis Report has been sent to the NTSC to assist its ongoing investigation. The NTSC is responsible for releasing a final investigation report regarding this occurrence.

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    :  knkt@dephub.go.id

Website: http://knkt.dephub.go.id/knkt/ntsc_home/ntsc.htm




Released in accordance with section 25 of the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.

General details
Date: 27 August 2008   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 0932 UTC   Investigation level: Systemic - click for an explanation of investigation levels  
Location: Jambi Airport, Indonesia    
State: International    
Release date: 23 June 2009   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Serious  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft model 737-2H6  
Aircraft registration PK-CJG  
Type of operation Air Transport High Capacity  
Damage to aircraft Substantial  
Departure point Jakarta, Indonesia  
Destination Jambi Airport, Sumatra  
  Crew Passenger Ground Total
Serious: 0 0 2 2
Minor: 0 0 1 1
Total: 0 0 3 3
Last update 03 April 2020