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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Thursday 12 March 1992
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:Lina Congo
Registration: TN-ACX
C/n / msn: 452
First flight: 1975
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Etsouali (   Congo)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Owando Airport (FTX/FCOO), Congo
Destination airport:Brazzaville-Maya Maya Airport (BZV/FCBB), Congo
Narrative:
Crashed during a thunderstorm.

Sources:
» Air International


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Owando Airport to Brazzaville-Maya Maya Airport as the crow flies is 419 km (262 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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