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Last updated: 28 November 2020
Datum:Montag 24 Februar 2020
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Fluggesellschaft:Trans Maldivian Airways
Kennzeichen: 8Q-MBC
Werknummer: 256
Baujahr: 1969-09-27 (50 years 5 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Schwer beschädigt
Unfallort:Kuredu Island Resort, Lhaviyani Atoll (   Malediven)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Malé-Velana International Airport (MLE/VRMM), Malediven
Flug nach:Kuredu Island Resort, Lhaviyani Atoll, Malediven
The float-equipped DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 suffered a botched landing on the sea at the Kuredu Island Resort, Lhaviyani Atoll, Maldives. Photos of the accident show that the no.2 engine had almost entirely separated from the wing.
Two crew members and one passenger sustained minor injuries.



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Malé-Velana International Airport to Kuredu Island Resort, Lhaviyani Atoll as the crow flies is 150 km (94 miles).

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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