Date: September 26, 1997
Location: Buah Nabar, Indonesia
Aircraft: Airbus A300-B4-200
Airline: Garuda Indonesia Airlines
Flight No: 152
Fatalities: 234 : 234

The aircraft crashed into mountainous terrain 15 minutes before it was due to land at Medan on a flight from Jakarta. The aircraft crashed 20 miles from the airport. ATC error in directing the plane in the wrong direction into mountainous terrain that was obscured by smoke and haze due to forest fires in the area.