ASN Aircraft accident de Havilland Canada DHC-3T Vazar Turbine Otter DQ-GLL Vomo Island
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Tuesday 29 December 2009
Time:18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH3T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3T Vazar Turbine Otter
Operator:Pacific Island Seaplanes
Registration: DQ-GLL
MSN: 288
First flight: 1958
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Vomo Island (   Fiji)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Nadi International Airport (NAN/NFFN), Fiji
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The float-equipped DHC-3 Otter was involved in an accident when it tipped over near Vomo Island.

Sources:
» No one injured in plane mishap (Fiji Sun, 30-12-2009)
» Six escape injury in aircraft tumble (Fiji Times, 30-12-2009)


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