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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247975
Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Date:17-FEB-2021
Time:c.
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6-200 Twin Otter
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Argentina
Registration: T-87
MSN: 158
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Antarctica, Larsen C glaciar zone -   Antarctica
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Larsen C ice shelf, Antarctica
Destination airport:Base Marambio, Seymour Island (SAWB)
Narrative:
The DHC-6-200 Twin Otter was on take off roll when the nose landing gear was locked by a fissure on the ice, breaking it. All crewmembers were unhurt and rescued by a pair of Argentine AF Bell 212 helicopters based at Base Antártica Marambio rescued them, with a stop at Matienzo Base. The recovery of the DHC-6 is being evaluated.

Sources:

https://www.facebook.com/avionesargentina/posts/1620862898302574
Aircraft photo: https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1246242

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Feb-2021 07:19 poxipol Added
19-Feb-2021 07:19 harro Updated [Embed code]
19-Feb-2021 15:12 harro Updated [Source]
19-Feb-2021 15:14 hr Updated [Narrative]

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