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Last updated: 24 June 2019
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Fecha:miércoles 17 mayo 1978
Hora:ca 07:40
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operador:Jamaica Defence Force-Air Wing
Registración: JDFT-6
Numéro de série: 531
Año de Construcción: 1977
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Kingston-Up Park Camp Air Base (   Jamaica)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kingston-Up Park Camp Air Base, Jamaica
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Kingston-Up Park Camp Air Base, Jamaica
Descripción:
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.

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


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