Accident description
Last updated: 23 April 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 18 April 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100
Operator:Bakhtar Afghan Airlines
Registration: YA-GAT
C/n / msn: 111
First flight: 1968
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 16
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 19
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bamiyan Airport (BIN) (   Afghanistan) show on map
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bamiyan Airport (BIN), Afghanistan
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed. The aircraft carried 14 American and Canadian passengers.

Sources:
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