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Last updated: 24 September 2020
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Date:Monday 6 November 2006
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operator:Provincial Airlines
Registration: C-FIZD
C/n / msn: 461
First flight: 1975-05-08 (31 years 6 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR) (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Goose (Otter Creek) Water Aerodrome, NL, Canada
Destination airport:Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR/CYYR), Canada
Narrative:
The DHC-6-300 (C-FIZD) was being repositioned from the Otter Creek float plane area to Goose Bay airport. During the wheel-gear takeoff from a large dock, the aircraft's main gear struck the end of the dock. The aircraft's right main gear subsequently collapsed when the aircraft was landed at Goose Bay airport. There were no injuries to the two crew members on board.

Classification:
Landing gear collapse
Runway mishap

Sources:
» CADORS 2006A0942


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Distance from Goose (Otter Creek) Water Aerodrome, NL to Goose Bay Airport, NL as the crow flies is 3 km (2 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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