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Last updated: 14 December 2018
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Datum:Freitag 14 Januar 1977
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Fluggesellschaft:Northern Thunderbird Air
Kennzeichen: C-GNTB
Werknummer: 463
Baujahr: 1975
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:3 km (1.9 Meilen) S of Terrace Airport, BC (YXT) (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Prince George Airport, BC (YXS/CYXS), Kanada
Flug nach:Terrace Airport, BC (YXT/CYXT), Kanada
Unfallbericht:
The Twin Otter was on approach to runway 32 when it struck a hill during a snow storm.

Informationsquelle:
» B.C. crash death toll twelve (Lethbridge Herald, 1977-01-15)


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Distance from Prince George Airport, BC to Terrace Airport, BC as the crow flies is 386 km (241 miles).

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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