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Last updated: 28 November 2021
Date:Monday 9 July 2018
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH3T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3T Texas Turbine Otter
Operator:Ookpik Aviation
Registration: C-GBQC
MSN: 401
First flight: 1960
Engines: 1 Honeywell TPE331-10R-511
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Parker Lake, NU (   Canada)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
A DHC-3T Turbine Otter aircraft operated by Ookpik Aviation, began takeoff on the sandy shoreline of Parker Lake, NU with the pilot and one passenger onboard. During the takeoff roll, the aircraft ran out of shore line and went into the water. The right main gear was torn off and the aircraft came to a rest in an upright position. The pilot and passenger were not injured and the aircraft sustained substantial damage. It was reported that the sandy shoreline was very soft.

Runway excursion

» TSB A18C0062


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