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Last updated: 8 August 2020
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Date:Friday 23 July 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Operator:Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Registration: C-FODP
C/n / msn: 103
First flight: 1956
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Nym Lake, ON (   Canada)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A float-equipped de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter aircraft was damaged beyond repair in an accident at Nym Lake, ON, Canada. There were no injuries to the pilot and four passengers.
Shortly after becoming airborne, the left wing dropped and struck the water. The aircraft turned approximately 150 degrees after the wing struck the water and crashed on the shore of an island.

Sources:
» De Havilland DHC-3 Otter - a history by Karl E. Hayes


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