Jayawijaya Plane Skids Off Runway at Wamena Airport

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  • Wamena Airport, Papua. TEMPO/Maria Rita

    Wamena Airport, Papua. TEMPO/Maria Rita

    TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Jayawijaya Dirgantara Air cargo plane bearing flight number PK-JRM skidded off the runway while landing at Wamena Airport, Papua, on Thursday, May 24, at 14:08 local time.

    The plane, which was carrying rice and cement, slips on the airport's runway 15.

    Papua Police’s spokesman Sr. Comr. Ahmad Kamal has confirmed the incident and and said there was no casualty. 

    Read: Cargo Aircraft Skids Off Runway at Wamena Airport

    The report suggested the airliner slipped off the runway strip as its left engine was detached and fell off. The plane then landed on the left side of the runway. 

    Read: Airplane Skids Off Runway in Gorontalo, Lion Air Issues Apology

    “There was no casualty in the incident and the airport's operation resumes as usual because the aircraft’s position is on the outside of the runway,” said Kamal.

    ANTARA