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Accident description
Last updated: 19 August 2017
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Sunday 5 May 2013
Time:21:25
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:Kenn Borek Air
Registration: C-GKBO
C/n / msn: 725
First flight: 1977
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:northeast coast of Greenland (   Greenland)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Grise Fiord Airport, NU (YGZ/CYGZ), Canada
Narrative:
According to the Danish Accident Investigation Board, DHC-6 Twin Otter C-GKBO suffered substantial damage when the nose gear ski hit a rock during taxi after landing. The nose gear collapsed.

Sources:
» Accident Investigation Board Denmark


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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