Accident
Last updated: 21 August 2014
Estado:Final
Fecha:jueves 9 mayo 1996
Tipo:de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Operador:Buffalo Narrows Airways
Registración: C-GDOB
Numéro de série: 194
Año de Construcción: 1957
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:55 km (34.4 milles) E of Terrace, BC (   Canadá) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Ferry/Posicionado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Dawson Creek Airport, BC (YDQ/CYDQ), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Buffalo Narrows Airport, SK (YVT/CYVT), Canadá
Descripción:
The pilot-in-command, who was also the owner of Buffalo Narrows Airways, had just purchased the aircraft from Taquan Air in Ketchikan. He intended to ferry the Otter to their base of operations in Buffalo Narrows. The aircraft flew into a mountain at 7000 feet in marginal weather conditions.

CAUSES AND CONTRIBUTING FACTORS: "It was not determined why the aircraft struck terrain; however, it is likely that the contact occurred during conditions of reduced visibility."

Fuentes:

Official accident investigation report
investigating agency: Transportation Safety Board (TSB) - Canada
report status: Final
report number: TSB Report A96P0082
report released:19-FEB-1997
duration of investigation:286 days (9.5 months)
download report: Collision with Terrain, Buffalo Narrows Airways, de Havilland DHC-3 Otter C-GDOB, Terrace, British Columbia 30 nm E (TSB Report A96P0082)

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Distance from Dawson Creek Airport, BC to Buffalo Narrows Airport, SK as the crow flies is 729 km (456 miles).

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