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Last updated: 23 September 2021
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 22 December 2014
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:Transportes Aéreos Terrestres
Registration: XA-UOA
MSN: 721
First flight: 1980-10-27 (34 years 2 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Tequesquitengo Airport (   Mexico)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 aircraft sustained substantial damage in an accident at Tequesquitengo Airport, Mexico.
The aircraft was landing or taking off from runway 27, a small airstrip, when the right hand wing contacted a tree. The aircraft swung to the right and smashed into some shipping containers, causing the tail section to separate. The aircraft came to stop further on the grass within the confines of the airfield.

Sources:
» aviationmex.com.mx


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