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Datum:dinsdag 13 februari 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Pan-Air
Registratie: VH-PAQ
Constructienummer: 227
Bouwjaar: 1969
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Yarra Creek, King Island, TAS (   AustraliŽ)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:King Island Airport, TAS (KNS/YKII), AustraliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Burnie Wynyard Airport, TAS (BWT/YWYY), AustraliŽ
Beschrijving:
The Twin Otter was carrying a cargo of meat when low clouds reduced the visibility at the destination Wynyard. The pilot first diverted to Devonport but later decided to go back to King Island. He became lost and was low on fuel. A precautionary landing was made in a paddock.

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» Aviation Letter 149


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen King Island Airport, TAS en Burnie Wynyard Airport, TAS bedraagt 199 km (125 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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