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Datum:Freitag 2 Oktober 2015
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
Fluggesellschaft:Skydive Dubai
Kennzeichen: DU-SD4
Werknummer: 132
Baujahr: 1968-06-01 (47 years 4 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: Schwer beschädigt
Unfallort:Dubai-Palm Drop Zone Airstrip (   Vereinigte Arabische Emirate)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:Dubai-Palm Drop Zone Airstrip, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate
Flug nach:Dubai-Palm Drop Zone Airstrip, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate
The DHC-6 Twin Otter operated by Skydive Dubai sustained damage in a landing accident at Dubai-Palm Drop Zone Airstrip. The Palm Drop Zone airstrip (06/24) is about 2250 feet (685 m) long and stretches out into the water.
The aircraft came to rest nose down on a shed about 100 meters from the threshold of runway 24.

» The National, October 2, 2015


photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-200-DU-SD4
accident date: 02-10-2015
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
registration: DU-SD4

Video, social media

Late this morning at our Palm Drop Zone we had an incident with one of our aircraft, due to as of yet unknown...

Posted by Skydive Dubai on Friday, 2 October 2015


This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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