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Last updated: 18 October 2019
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Datum:Mittwoch 17 Mai 1978
Zeit:ca 07:40
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:Jamaica Defence Force-Air Wing
Kennzeichen: JDFT-6
Werknummer: 531
Baujahr: 1977
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Kingston-Up Park Camp Air Base (   Jamaika)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Kingston-Up Park Camp Air Base, Jamaika
Flug nach:Kingston-Up Park Camp Air Base, Jamaika
Unfallbericht:
The Twin Otter was used on a training flight at Up Park Camp. Whilst in the circuit for the third landing, the pilots were going practiced a simulated engine failure. The aircraft was then seen to bank to the left and crashed on a cricket pitch about west of the airstrip. The aircraft caught fire after impact.

Informationsquelle:
» Air International 05/0,p 315
» The Gleaner (May 18, 1978)


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