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Accident description
Last updated: 11 December 2017
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Date:Tuesday 24 February 1976
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:Gateway Aviation
Registration: C-FBQJ
C/n / msn: 143
First flight: 1968
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Yellowknife Airport, NT (YZF) (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Port Radium, NT (CYIX), Canada
Destination airport:Yellowknife Airport, NT (YZF/CYZF), Canada
Narrative:
Crashed in white-out conditions.

Sources:
» E-mail Terry Smith, Air-Britain (11-6-2007)


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