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Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:Tuesday 8 December 1992
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:Trigana Air Service
Registration: PK-YPG
MSN: 49
First flight: 1967
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pogapa (   Indonesia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Pogapa Airstrip, Indonesia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Veered right off the runway. The Twin Otter ran down an embankment onto rough ground, causing the nosegear to collapse. Takeoff had been attempted with the main wheels locked.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Scramble 166


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photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-100-PK-NUA
accident date: 08-12-1992
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100
registration: PK-NUA
 
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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