Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 28 April 1974
Time:10:39
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operator:Air America
Registration: N389EX
C/n / msn: 251
First flight: 1969
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sala Phou Koun (   Laos)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Long Tieng Airstrip, Laos
Destination airport:Sala Phou Koun Airstrip, Laos
Narrative:
Overran and nosed over after landing on a short strip.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» NTSB
» The aircraft of Air America / by Dr. Joe F. Leeker


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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