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Last updated: 3 December 2020
Status:- (No safety board investigation)
Date:Monday 21 September 2015
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operator:Trans Maldivian Airways
Registration: 8Q-TME
C/n / msn: 798
First flight: 1982
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Lhaviyani Kanifushi lagoon (   Maldives)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The DHC-6 Twin Otter float plane, registered 8Q-TME, was moored at Kanifushi Island Resort overnight. In the morning the aircraft was found to be partially submerged. The right hand float was submerged, along with the right hand wing up to the no.2 engine.

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» Haveeru
» Maldives Finest


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