CASA Crash

Questions and concerns about the safety and reliability of EADS CASA aircraft, and about the reliability of EADS as a U.S. defense partner

18 October 1992

Indonesian CN-235 crashes into hill

All 31 people aboard a civilian CN-235 died when the Indonesian airliner crashed into a hill during heavy rain.

En route to Bandung-Husein Sastranegara Airport, the Merpati Nusantara Airlines plane struck Puntang Mountain near Garut, according to the Aviation Safety Network.