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Last updated: 7 August 2020
Datum:dinsdag 23 mei 2006
Tijd:ca 18:22
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:Air São Tomé & Principe
Registratie: S9-BAL
Constructienummer: 648
Bouwjaar: 1979-10-31 (26 years 7 months)
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:3 km (1.9 mijl) van São Tomé Island Airport (TMS) (   Sao Tomé en Principe)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Training
Vliegveld van vertrek:São Tomé Island Airport (TMS/FPST), Sao Tomé en Principe
Vliegveld van aankomst:São Tomé Island Airport (TMS/FPST), Sao Tomé en Principe
The Twin Otter crashed into the Baía Ana Chaves, two miles offshore during a training flight. The aircraft was probably approaching runway 29 over sea.

» Único avião da Air São Tomé despenhou-se no mar (Jornal de São Tomé e Príncipe, 24-5-2006)


photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-300-S9-BAL
accident date: 23-05-2006
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
registration: S9-BAL


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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