Adam Air Flight 574

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Adam Air Flight 574

Flight route
Accident summary
Date 1 January 2007 (2007-01-01)
Summary Makassar Strait off Majene, Sulawesi, Indonesia. Black boxes at 03°41′02″S 118°08′53″E / 3.68389°S 118.14806°E / -3.68389; 118.14806 and 03°40′22″S 118°09′16″E / 3.67278°S 118.15444°E / -3.67278; 118.15444
Passengers 96
Crew 6
Injuries (non-fatal) 0
Fatalities 102
Survivors 0
Aircraft type Boeing 737-4Q8
Airline/user Adam Air
Registration PK-KKW
Flew from Juanda International Airport, Surabaya
Flying to Sam Ratulangi International Airport, Manado

Adam Air Flight 574 was a scheduled domestic passenger flight operated by Adam Air between the Indonesian cities of Surabaya (SUB) and Manado (MDC) that crashed into the Makassar Strait near Polewali in Sulawesi on 1 January 2007. All 102 people on board died, the highest death toll of any aviation accident involving a Boeing 737-400.[1]

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The aircraft, a Boeing 737-4Q8, serial number 24070, registration PK-KKW, was manufactured in 1989. Prior to service with Adam Air, owned by ILFC the aircraft had been leased to seven airlines, including Dan-Air, British Airways, GB Airways, National Jets Italy, WFBN, Air One and Jat Airways. The plane has flown 45.371 hours and was last evaluated and declared airworthy by the Indonesian transport ministry on 25 December 2005.

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