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Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Date:Thursday 13 July 1978
Time:ca 21:45
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:Coastair
Registration: N76214
C/n / msn: 236
First flight: 1969
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Candor, NC (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Fort Bragg-Simmons AAF, NC (FBG/KFBG), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft, operating on a training flight on behalf of the US Army, crashed while making a night landing. It hit a tree and crashed into a rural field.

Sources:
» Newport Daily News, 14-7-1978


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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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