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Last updated: 30 July 2021
Status:
Date:Wednesday 14 August 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Argentina - FAA
Registration: T-82
MSN: 167
First flight: 1968-10-18 (50 years 10 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:54 km (33.8 mls) from Base Marambio (   Antarctica)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The DHC-6 Twin Otter struck a mound of snow on landing, 54 km from the Argentia Marambio Base in Antarctica. All nine crew members were rescued. The aircraft was abandoned.
During the 2020/2021 Antarctic Summer season the aircraft was recovered from the accident site in a mission undertaken by The Air Component of the Antarctic Joint Command.

Sources:
» ciudadanodiario.com.ar


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photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-T-82
accident date: 14-08-2019
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
registration: T-82
photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-T-82
accident date: 14-08-2019
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
registration: T-82
photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-T-82
accident date: 14-08-2019
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
registration: T-82
photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-T-82
accident date: 14-08-2019
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
registration: T-82
photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-T-82
accident date: 14-08-2019
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
registration: T-82
 
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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