Narrative:Directional control lost on takeoff. The Twin Otter ran off the runway onto a soft grass area. The nosegear collapsed. Reported damaged beyond repair by TPAPL.
|Date:||Tuesday 3 January 1995|
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 310
|C/n / msn:|| 244|
|First flight:|| 1969|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Bili ( Papua New Guinea)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Departure airport:||Bili Airstrip, Papua New Guinea|
This Twin Otter was sold to Islands Aviation as P2-IAA July 1991
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.