- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: July 16, 1957
Time: 03:36
Location: Near Biak, Indonesia
Operator: KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Flight #: 844
Route: Mokmer - Manila
AC Type: Lockheed 1049C Super Constellation
Registration: PH-LKT
cn / ln: 4504
Aboard: 68   (passengers:59  crew:9)
Fatalities: 58   (passengers:49  crew:9)
Ground: 0
Summary: The pilot asked for clearance to make a low pass over Mokmer to give the passengers a final glimpse of the island. The plane gradually descended over the sea, crashed, burst into flames, broke apart and sank. Crew did not properly monitor their altitude.
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