Accident
Last updated: 23 April 2014
Status:Voorlopig
Datum:maandag 5 januari 2004
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Regional Air
Registratie: P2-KSG
Constructienummer: 509
Bouwjaar: 1976
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Sturt Island (   Papoea-Nieuw-Guinea)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Onbekend
Vliegveld van vertrek:Sturt Island, Papoea-Nieuw-Guinea
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
Twin Otter P2-KSG prepared to depart to from the Sturt Island airstrip. Runway 14/32 is a 780m long grassed red clay airstrip, which can only be used for takeoff in one direction. Control was lost when the pilot tried to avoid some puddles while attempting to takeoff from runway 14. The airplane sustained irreparable damage.

Bronnen:
» Scramble 300
» Tactical Airfield Guide Regional / Australian Defence Force


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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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