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Accident description
Last updated: 26 August 2016
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Saturday 22 May 1993
Time:16:22 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Operator:Loon Air
Registration: C-GKPB
C/n / msn: 274
First flight: 1958
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Edmonton/Villeneuve Airport, AB (   Canada)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Edmonton/Villeneuve Airport, AB (CZVL), Canada
Destination airport:Edmonton/Villeneuve Airport, AB (CZVL), Canada
Narrative:
The DHC-3 Otter was being test-flown after re-assembly. After lifting off the runway it veered left, reaching a height of 75 feet. The left wing contacted the ground and the airplane crashed.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» CADORS Number: 1993W0113
» DeHavilland DHC-3 Otter - a History / by Karl E. Hayes [UPDATE 3 Correct to 1 January 2008]


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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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