The “Jetliner” with 181 passengers on board ran onto the shore at high speed while approaching Kendari port in southeast Sulawesi island in the evening of Nov 23, 2017, at 5.30 p.m.
The ferry had arrived at Kendari after having sailed from Raha at 11 a.m., when it suddenly lost control and veered off course. The ship crashed into the Syahbandaar Office Building. No injuries were reported, all passengers were evacuated.
The building was badly damaged, the ferry also sustained bow damage.