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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Tuesday 30 September 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
Operator:Northern Thunderbird Air
Registration: CF-MHU
C/n / msn: 142
First flight: 1968
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Klua Tan Tan, BC (   Canada)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Prince George Airport, BC (YXS/CYXS), Canada
Destination airport:Dease Lake Airport, BC (YDL/CYDL), Canada
Narrative:
Struck the side of a ridge and crashed.

Sources:
» Flight International 23 October 1975 (588)


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Distance from Prince George Airport, BC to Dease Lake Airport, BC as the crow flies is 674 km (421 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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