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Last updated: 26 October 2021
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Datum:donderdag 1 december 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Airwest Airlines
Registratie: C-GPBO
Constructienummer: 100
Bouwjaar: 1967
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 12
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 14
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Saturna Island, BC (   Canada)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Vancouver-Coal Harbour SPB, BC (CXH/CYHC), Canada
Vliegveld van aankomst:Victoria Harbour, BC, Canada
Beschrijving:
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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