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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203359
Last updated: 25 November 2019
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Date:24-DEC-2017
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Owner/operator:Turtle Airways
Registration: DQ-TAM
C/n / msn: 1433
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Wailaloa, Nadi -   Fiji
Phase: Take off
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Wailaloa
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The DHC-2 Beaver seaplane crashed and sank on take-off. All six occupants were rescued.
"The aircraft was on take-off run from Newtown boat club base and was airborne before losing altitude and subsequently force landing into Wailoaloa Bay," the authorities said.

The plane was later towed back to shore.

Sources:

http://fijisun.com.fj/2017/12/25/seaplane-sinks-during-take-off-attempt/
http://fijivillage.com/news/A-beaver-seaplane-capsizes-at-Wailoaloa-Nadi-k95s2r/
http://web.archive.org/web/20171225015917/http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=428622
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http://www.dhc-2.com/id159.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Dec-2017 09:47 Nieuport Added
25-Dec-2017 09:48 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Other fatalities, Narrative]
25-Dec-2017 12:44 Iceman 29 Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
25-Dec-2017 13:02 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Photo, ]

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