Accident de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 S9-BAL,
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Date:Tuesday 23 May 2006
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Owner/operator:Air São Tomé & Principe
Registration: S9-BAL
MSN: 648
Year of manufacture:1979
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:3 km off São Tomé Island Airport (TMS) -   São Tomé and Príncipe
Phase: En route
Departure airport:São Tomé Island Airport (TMS/FPST)
Destination airport:São Tomé Island Airport (TMS/FPST)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The Twin Otter crashed into the Baía Ana Chaves, two miles offshore during a training flight. The aircraft was probably approaching runway 29 over sea.


Único avião da Air São Tomé despenhou-se no mar (Jornal de São Tomé e Príncipe, 24-5-2006)



photo (c) Mauro Cerizzi; Principe Airport (PCP/FPPR); January 2003

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