Accident de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 C-GDHA, Monday 3 May 1976
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Date:Monday 3 May 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Owner/operator:de Havilland Canada
Registration: C-GDHA
MSN: 428
Year of manufacture:1974
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Fatalities:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:1 km from Monze -   Zambia
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Monze Airport (FLMO)
Destination airport:
The no. 2 engine failed on takeoff, causing the aircraft to descend. The aircraft collided with terrain 1000 m from the runway end.


Flight International 17.5.1976 (p.1283)


  • 43rd worst accident in 1976
  • 61st worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 6th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time



photo (c) Alfred Wittwer, coll. Werner Fischdick; Toronto Downsview Airport, ON; July 1975

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