Accident de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100 C-FAJB,
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Date:Thursday 16 December 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100
Owner/operator:Airwest Airlines
Registration: C-FAJB
MSN: 19
Year of manufacture:1966
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Juan de Fuca, BC -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Vancouver-Coal Harbour SPB, BC (CXH/CYHC)
Destination airport:Victoria Harbour, BC
A low fog layer prevented the pilot from seeing the water surface. The aircraft landed heavily, damaging both floats. A successful landing was carried out, but the aircraft capsized and sank.


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