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Last updated: 19 October 2021
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Datum:Freitag 17 Juni 1988
Zeit:10:36 HST
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100
Fluggesellschaft:Samoa Aviation
Kennzeichen: N202RH
Werknummer: 68
Baujahr: 1967
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 14
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 16
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Tau Airport (TAV) (   American Samoa)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Pago Pago International Airport (PPG/NSTU),
Flug nach:Tau Airport (TAV),
Unfallbericht:
Descended fast on final approach. Application of full power couldn't prevent the aircraft from impacting the ground short of the runway.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 7 months
Accident number: LAX88LA226
Download report: Summary report

Informationsquelle:
» NTSB


Fotos

photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-100-N950JM
accident date: 17-06-1988
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100
registration: N950JM
 

Map
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 Pago Pago International Airport to Tau Airport as the crow flies is 129 km (81 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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