Adam Air Flight 574

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Adam Air Flight 574
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Flight route
Date1 January 2007 (2007-01-01)
SummaryPilot Error
Aircraft typeBoeing 737-4Q8
OperatorAdam Air
Flight originJuanda International Airport, Surabaya
DestinationSam 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]

Aircraft[change | change source]

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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Archived from the original on 8 February 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2014.