Accident de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100 941, Monday 9 September 1974
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Date:Monday 9 September 1974
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:Fuerza Aérea de Chile
Registration: 941
MSN: 28
Year of manufacture:1967
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Puerto Montt-Tepual Airport (PMC) -   Chile
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Puerto Montt-Tepual Airport (PMC/SCTE)
Destination airport:Puerto Montt-Tepual Airport (PMC/SCTE)
The aircraft touched tree tops in poor visibility conditions and crashed. A fire erupted. Two crew members and three passengers were killed. The passengers were family members of the flight engineer. The Twin Otter was used on an instruction flight.


Max H. Kraushaar (E-mail 5-1-2013)
New Straits Time 12 September 1974, p1


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