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Last updated: 18 November 2019
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Date:Tuesday 7 May 2019
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:Air Inuit
Registration: C-GNDO
C/n / msn: 430
First flight: 1974-09-26 (44 years 8 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:57 km (35.6 mls) NNE of Kuujjuarapik Airport, QC (YGW) (   Canada)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Kuujjuarapik Airport, QC (YGW/CYGW), Canada
Flightnumber:3H641
Narrative:
Air Inuit-operated DHC-6-300 aircraft, suffered an accident during takeoff from a camp located at 57 km NNE of Kuujjuarapik bound for Kuujjuarapik with two pilots on board. During take-off, one of the skis was caught in the snow, the nose wheel was torn off, and the aircraft came out of the take-off area. The aircraft came to rest outside the surface prepared for take-off. There were no injuries. The nose of the aircraft as well as the left wing, the landing gear, as well as the engine and left propeller have all suffered substantial damage.

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