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Accident
Last updated: 11 December 2017
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Fecha:jueves 10 marzo 1983
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operador:Bakhtar Afghan Airlines
Registración: YA-GAZ
Numéro de série: 395
Año de Construcción: 1974
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 17
Total:Fatalidades: 19 / Ocupantes: 19
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Shashgow Ghazni (   Afganistán)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Uruzgan Airport (URZ/OARG), Afganistán
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Kabul Airport (KBL/OAKB), Afganistán
Descripción:
While enroute to Kabul, the weather deteriorated. The pilot chose to climb to FL185 and continue VFR. The aircraft crashed in an area of showers and thunderstorms.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Continued VFR flight in poor weather and a physical impairment (lack of oxygen when flying at high altitude).

Fuentes:
» The Age - Mar 15, 1983


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