Accident de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200 8Q-MAT, Thursday 9 February 2012
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Date:Thursday 9 February 2012
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
Owner/operator:Maldivian Air Taxi
Registration: 8Q-MAT
MSN: 146
Year of manufacture:1968
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:Male International Airport (MLE) -   Maldives
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Lily Beach Resort, Huvahendhoo, Alif Dhaal Atoll
Destination airport:Malé International Airport (MLE/VRMM)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
A float-equipped de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter passenger plane sustained damage during a water landing at Male International Airport's sea plane base. The right hand wing was submerged as the plane came to rest.
There was heavy rain at the time of the accident according to local media.


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photo (c) Klara KUCSORA; Male International Airport (MLE/VRMM); 22 February 2007

photo (c) Werner Fischdick; Prince Rupert-Seal Cove Airport, BC (ZSW/CZSW); 08 July 1994

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