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Last updated: 10 April 2020
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Datum:Samstag 29 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:British Antarctic Survey
Kennzeichen: VP-FAP
Werknummer: 333
Baujahr: 1971
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Gomez Nunatak (   Antarctica)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Unbekannt
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Unfallbericht:
The aircraft was flown into a snow slope when the pilot mistook it for a flat landing site. The five person on board were uninjured and the engines and avionics (and possibly airframe components) were later salvaged but the aircraft was struck off charge and not recovered.

Informationsquelle:
» E-mail Terry Smith, Air-Britain (11-06-2007)
» The Falkland Islands Civil Aircraft Register 1949 - 2006” / Douglas A Rough (Air-Britain)


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