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Last updated: 16 October 2021
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Fecha:jueves 1 diciembre 1977
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100
Operador:Airwest Airlines
Registración: C-GPBO
Numéro de série: 100
Año de Construcción: 1967
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 12
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 14
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Saturna Island, BC (   Canadá)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Vancouver-Coal Harbour SPB, BC (CXH/CYHC), Canadá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Victoria Harbour, BC, Canadá
Descripción:
Deteriorating weather conditions forced the pilot to descend to 200-300 feet above the water. Course was changed to fly around an island along the route. The aircraft flew into trees as the pilot tried to resume course following a right turn.



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