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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Saturday 6 March 1993
Time:18:56 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100
Operator:Kenn Borek Air
Registration: C-FQBT
C/n / msn: 95
First flight: 1968
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Baffin Island, NU (   Canada)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The nosegear struck an ice ridge while taking off from a frozen river. The Twin Otter then struck the river bank with the right main gear leg and ground looped.

Sources:
» CADORS Number: 1993Q0097


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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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