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Last updated: 18 October 2019
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Datum:woensdag 17 mei 1978
Tijd:ca 07:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Jamaica Defence Force-Air Wing
Registratie: JDFT-6
Constructienummer: 531
Bouwjaar: 1977
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Kingston-Up Park Camp Air Base (   Jamaica)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Kingston-Up Park Camp Air Base, Jamaica
Vliegveld van aankomst:Kingston-Up Park Camp Air Base, Jamaica
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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