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Last updated: 24 March 2019
Date:Thursday 11 June 2015
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:Trans Maldivian Airways
Registration: 8Q-TMG
C/n / msn: 597
First flight: 1978
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Male International Airport (MLE) ? (   Maldives)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Two float-equipped de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter aircraft (8Q-MAP and 8Q-TMG) sustained damage in a ground collision accident. 8Q-TMG was attempting to taxy away from the dock when a collision occurred. The no. 1 engine of 8Q-TMG contacted and destroyed a large portion of the rudder of 8Q-MAP. 8Q-TMG sustained damage to the no. 1 engine.
There were no personal injuries.

Ground collision

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photo of de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 5N-AVD
5N-AVD became PH-LJK in 1999, 8Q-HIJ in 2000 and 8Q-TMG also in 2000
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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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