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Last updated: 21 September 2021
Datum:donderdag 8 juni 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Registratie: N5323G
Constructienummer: 91
Bouwjaar: 1956
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Grenville Channel, BC (   Canada)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Port Hardy Airport, BC (YZT/CYZT), Canada
Vliegveld van aankomst:Prince Rupert-Digby Island Airport, BC (YPR/CYPR), Canada
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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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Port Hardy Airport, BC en Prince Rupert-Digby Island Airport, BC bedraagt 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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