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Plane Accidents

Garuda Indonesia Flight 152

Friday Sep 26, 1997
Mountainous terrain, Medan, North Sumatra

Airbus A300B4-220, Garuda Indonesia Flight 152, which departed from Jakarta, Indonesia, and was preparing to land at Medan, North Sumatra, crashed into mountainous terrain, killing 222 passengers and 12 crew members. The causes included turning left instead of right as instructed by the ATC and descending below the assigned altitude of 2,000 feet due to pilot error.


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