INDONESIAN AIR FORCE LOCKHEED L-100 HERCULES
May 20, 2009 99 fatalities: 86 passengers, 11 crew, 2 on the ground Route: Jakarta – Magetan Lockheed L-100-30 (P) Hercules
The Hercules was transporting military personnel and their families from Jakarta’s Halim Perdanakusuma Airport to Iswahyudi Air Force Base in East Java. It was then due to continue to Sulawesi and Papua. The plane was carrying 112 people: 41 military passengers, 60 civilians and 11 military crew. Weather was fine and flying conditions were good.
The plane crashed 5.5km north of the East Java air base, hitting four houses in Geplak village before skidding into rice fields and bursting into flames. Fifteen people on board survived. The Indonesian military never publicly disclosed the cause of the crash.