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Last updated: 27 September 2020
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Datum:zaterdag 31 oktober 1981
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:Cameroon Airlines
Registratie: TJ-CBC
Constructienummer: 416
Bouwjaar: 1974
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 22
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 24
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Bafoussam Airport (BFX) (   Kameroen)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Bafoussam Airport (BFX/FKKU), Kameroen
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
The Twin Otter lost altitude after reaching just 15 m on takeoff. The aircraft couldn't be stopped on the remaining runway and overshot by 43 m.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: Overloaded. Factors were a.o. misjudged distance and speed and an inadequate pre-flight planning.



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