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Last updated: 11 December 2017
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Date:Monday 3 May 1976
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:de Havilland Canada
Registration: C-GDHA
C/n / msn: 428
First flight: 1974
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1 km (0.6 mls) from Monze (   Zambia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Demonstration
Departure airport:Monze Airport (FLMO), Zambia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The no. 2 engine failed on takeoff, causing the aircraft to descend. The aircraft collided with terrain 1000 m from the runway end.

Sources:
» Flight International 17.5.1976 (p.1283)


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