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Last updated: 26 May 2019
Status:
Date:Monday 11 March 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada CC-138 Twin Otter (DHC-6)
Operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: 13803
C/n / msn: 305
First flight: 1971
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:140 km (87.5 mls) N Inuvik, NT (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Twin Otter aircraft was engaged in Operation Nanook-Nunalivut, a military exercise in the Arctic region of Canada. After landing on sea ice it struck a snowdrift.
The aircraft sustained significant damage to the nose gear.

Classification:
Runway mishap

Sources:
» CBC


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