Sixteen of the 17 aircraft occupants and a factory worker were killed on 7 December when an IPTN-built CASA 212 twin-turboprop regional airliner crashed near the South Kalimantan capital of Banjarmasin, Indonesia. The crew reported difficulties, shortly after take-off and aircraft fire, was reported by witnesses on the ground. The Dirgantara Air Service aircraft crashed into an acetylene factory, which was subsequently destroyed by fire. One passenger survived.

Source: Flight International