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Date:Saturday 14 February 2004
Time:18:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH3T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3T Vazar Turbine Otter
Operator:Watson's Skyways
Registration: C-GOFB
MSN: 39
First flight: 1954
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Minor
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Attawapiskat River, ON (   Canada)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Watson's Skyways Ltd. DHC-3 aircraft (C-GOFB) was taxiing on the Attawapiskat River (approximately 60 NM west of Attawapiskat). A wind gust lifted the aircraft's tail and the propeller struck a snowdrift, resulting in propeller and possible engine damage.

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» CADORS 2004O0159


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