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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Sunday 11 February 2007
Time:11:59
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:Air Inuit
Registration: C-GKCJ
C/n / msn: 698
First flight: 1980
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Minor
Airplane fate: unk
Location:Berbegamau Airstrip, QC (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Kattiniq/Donaldson Lake Airport, QC (YAU), Canada
Destination airport:Berbegamau Airstrip, QC, Canada
Narrative:
The DHC-6 Twin Otter was transporting mining material between Donaldson Lake (YAU) and Berbegamau. During the landing, the aircraft struck a snow bank and the nose wheel broke on impact. Nobody was injured. The aircraft's nose wheel was substantially damaged.
The Berbegamau Airstrip is located near the New Quebec Crater in Northern Quebec.

Sources:
» TC
» CADORS Number: 2007Q0280


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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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