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Last updated: 28 November 2020
Fecha:lunes 24 febrero 2020
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operador:Trans Maldivian Airways
Registración: 8Q-MBC
Numéro de série: 256
Año de Construcción: 1969-09-27 (50 years 5 months)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Ubicación:Kuredu Island Resort, Lhaviyani Atoll (   Maldivas)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Malé-Velana International Airport (MLE/VRMM), Maldivas
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Kuredu Island Resort, Lhaviyani Atoll, Maldivas
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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