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Last updated: 23 October 2019
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Datum:Freitag 13 Juli 1984
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:Lesotho Airways
Kennzeichen: 7P-LAA
Werknummer: 622
Baujahr: 1979
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mokhotlong Airport (MKH) (   Lesotho)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Mokhotlong Airport (MKH/FXMK), Lesotho
Flug nach:Maseru-Moshoeshoe International Airport (MSU/FXMM), Lesotho
Flugnummer: 501
Unfallbericht:
The right wing broke off when the Twin Otter crew were forced to make an emergency landing following an engine failure.



Fotos

photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-300-7P-LAA
accident date: 13-07-1984
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
registration: 7P-LAA
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Mokhotlong Airport to Maseru-Moshoeshoe International Airport as the crow flies is 148 km (93 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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