Accident description
Last updated: 17 September 2014
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Wednesday 16 July 2008
Time:22:15 UTC
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:North-Wright Airways
Registration: C-GBEB
C/n / msn: 272
First flight: 1970
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Hook Lake, NWT (   Canada) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A float-equipped DHC-6 Twin Otter was on a cargo flight to Hook Lake. When the aircraft turned final for landing on the lake, the aircraft stalled and descended into trees on the shore. The pilots were not injured and later picked up.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» CADORS Number: 2008C2448


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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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