Accident de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100 C-FQBT, Saturday 6 March 1993
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Date:Saturday 6 March 1993
Time:18:56
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:Kenn Borek Air
Registration: C-FQBT
MSN: 95
Year of manufacture:1968
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Baffin Island, NU -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Nature:Cargo
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Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
The nosegear struck an ice ridge while taking off from a frozen river. The Twin Otter then struck the river bank with the right main gear leg and ground looped.

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CADORS Number: 1993Q0097

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photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Abbotsford Airport, BC (YXX/CYXX); August 1980

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