Hull Loss Accident

The Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 crashed in Indonesia, recently. The crash adds in the Indonesia’s already poor aviation safety record. Indonesia has gone through several incidents because of safety such as poor maintenance, pilot training, communications or mechanical failures and air-traffic control problems, in the past. As per the data from the Aviation Safety Network, the country accounts for with 104 accidents and 2,353 related fatalities. Thus, it has become the worst country in Asia to go for flight. The recent accident was caused because the jet was flying in heavy rain and the Boeing Co. model was almost 27 years old.

Hull Loss Accident

The aviation accident that damages the aircraft up to that extent that its economical repair is not possible is called a hull loss accident. The accident results in a total loss. The hull loss accident also refers to the situations where the aircraft are missing, search for their wreckage is terminated or when the wreckage is inaccessible completely. Constructive hull loss also results into other incidental expenses beyond repair. The expenses include salvage, logistical costs of repairing the non-airworthy aircraft within the confines of the incident site or recertifying the aircraft.

About Indonesia

It is a country in Southeast Asia and Oceania. It lies between the Indian and Pacific oceans. The country comprises of seventeen thousand islands some of them includes Sumatra, Java, parts of Borneo (Kalimantan) and New Guinea (Papua). The country is the world’s largest island country while the 14th-largest country by land area.  The country has a population of 267 million people and this it is the 4th-most populous country in the world. It is also the most populous Muslim-majority country. The most populous island of the country is the Java which is home to half of Indonesian population.

Written by IAS POINT

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