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Last updated: 18 September 2021
Fecha:viernes 27 septiembre 1991
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operador:Solomon Islands Airlines
Registración: H4-SIA
Numéro de série: 271
Año de Construcción: 1969
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 13 / Ocupantes: 13
Total:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 15
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:S of Guadalcanal (   Islas Salomón)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kirakira Airport (IRA/AGGK), Islas Salomón
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Honiara-Henderson International Airport (HIR/AGGH), Islas Salomón
The Twin Otter struck the southern face of Mount Nashua at 4110 feet altitude in heavy rain and low cloud. The aircraft was making a visual descent from 8000 feet.

» Air International
» Scramble Vol.13, nr.05


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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 Kirakira Airport to Honiara-Henderson International Airport as the crow flies is 231 km (144 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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DHC-6 Twin Otter

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