The BAe 146 was operated by Nusantara Air Charter and carrying the registration of PK-JKC. It had just completed a daily freight flight carrying fuel supplies from Jayapura to Wamena. PK-JKC had reached its parking position, was shut down and being unloaded at around when one of the fuel drums caught fire and set the airplane ablaze.
|Source: Avherald.com (Photo: APA/EPA/STR)|
No injuries occurred, however, the aircraft burned down beyond repair.