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Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Fecha:martes 29 marzo 1977
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:Merpati Nusantara Airlines
Registración: PK-NUP
Numéro de série: 486
Año de Construcción: 1976-09-28 (6 months)
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 20
Total:Fatalidades: 13 / Ocupantes: 23
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Bainaha Valley (   Indonesia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Palu-Mutiara Airport (PLW/WAML), Indonesia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Tolitoli Airport (TLI/WAMI), Indonesia
Descripción:
The aircraft had descended from 9000 feet to 5000 feet when the pilot spotted a mountain in front of him. Full power was applied and a steep climb was initiated. The aircraft stalled, struck trees and crashed.

Fuentes:
» Flight International 23 April 1977 (1092)


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Distance from Palu-Mutiara Airport to Tolitoli Airport as the crow flies is 236 km (147 miles).

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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DHC-6 Twin Otter

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