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Last updated: 26 September 2021
Fecha:jueves 8 junio 1989
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Registración: N5323G
Numéro de série: 91
Año de Construcción: 1956
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Grenville Channel, BC (   Canadá)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Port Hardy Airport, BC (YZT/CYZT), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Prince Rupert-Digby Island Airport, BC (YPR/CYPR), Canadá
A de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter, N5323G, sank into the water of the Grenville Channel, BC, Canada. Both pilots survived. The airplane operated on a ferry flight from Phoenix, AZ to Gustavus, AK. The airplane was to be operated from Gustavus by Glacier Bay Airways.
En route at an altitude of 4000 feet the Otter suffered a catastrophic engine failure. The crew carried out a ditching. The airplane made water and sank.



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Distance from Port Hardy Airport, BC to Prince Rupert-Digby Island Airport, BC as the crow flies is 448 km (280 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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