Unfallbericht:The Twin Otter was used on a training flight at Up Park Camp. Whilst in the circuit for the third landing, the pilots were going practiced a simulated engine failure. The aircraft was then seen to bank to the left and crashed on a cricket pitch about west of the airstrip. The aircraft caught fire after impact.
|Datum:||17 MAI 1978|
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
|Fluggesellschaft:||Jamaica Defence Force-Air Wing|
|Triebwerk:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2|
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0|
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2 |
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||Kingston-Up Park Camp Air Base (Jamaika)
|Flugphase:|| Annäherung (APR)|
|Flug von:||Kingston-Up Park Camp Air Base, Jamaika|
|Flug nach:||Kingston-Up Park Camp Air Base, Jamaika|
» Air International 05/0,p 315
» The Gleaner (May 18, 1978)
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Distance from Kingston-Up Park Camp Air Base to Kingston-Up Park Camp Air Base as the crow flies is 0 km (0 miles).
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