March 21, 2021, 06.43 PM
A file photo of a Trigana Air cargo plane skids off in Sentani Airport in Jayapura, Papua dated February 25, 2020. KOMPAS.COM/DHIAS SUWANDIA file photo of a Trigana Air cargo plane skids off in Sentani Airport in Jayapura, Papua dated February 25, 2020.


JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com - Halim Perdanakusuma Airport in Jakarta has been temporarily closed after a 737-500 Trigana Air cargo plane skidded off a runway on Saturday, March 20.

The airport will remain closed for civilian flights for 24 hours until Sunday, March 21. Hence, all commercial flights from and to Halim are diverted to Soekarno-Hatta International Airport near Jakarta. This includes five flights from Batik Air and two flights from Citilink.

“We would like to remind all prospective passengers who will depart or arrive from and to Halim Perdanakusuma Airport today to check with the airline on flight status,” said Yado Yarismano, corporate communication vice president of state-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura II on Sunday, March 21.

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“The runway at the Halim Perdanakusuma Airport cannot be used due to blocked runway,” Yado said, adding that airport operation is in the process of moving the aircraft to the hangar area.

The Trigana Airlines-operated Boeing 737-500 with registration number PK-YSF skidded off a runway. No injuries were reported.

Following the incident, Kertajati Airport and Hussein Sastranegara Airport in West Java are also currently on standby.

Sources: https://money.kompas.com/read/2021/03/21/104007326/buntut-trigana-air-tergelincir-penerbangan-hari-ini-dialihkan-ke-soetta.

https://money.kompas.com/read/2021/03/20/151151426/pesawat-kargo-trigana-air-tergelincir-di-bandara-halim-perdanakusuma-7.

 

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