Indonesian Navy landing ship KRI TELUK HADING (538) caught fire at around 1415 WITA (UTC + 8) Jun 3 in Flores sea some 9 nm off Bira, southeast South Sulawesi, Indonesia. The ship’s on patrol mission in Indonesia waters with 119 people on board, including 62 crew and 57 Army troopers. No casualties reported so far, some or all personnel on board understood to be already evacuated. No more info on ship’s status and condition, as of 2320 WITA.
Landing ship KRI TELUK HADING (538), Indonesian Navy, displacement 1950, commissioned 1976 (East Germany), sold to Indonesia 1993, capacity 14 tanks, 1 troop mariners, complement 46, armament guns including Bofors.