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Status:Preliminary
Date:Saturday 13 September 2008
Time:09:34
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 310
Operator:MASwings
Registration: 9M-MDN
MSN: 844
First flight: 1988
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Ba'kelalan Airport (BKM) (   Malaysia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Lawas Airport (LWY/WBGW), Malaysia
Destination airport:Ba'kelalan Airport (BKM/WBGO), Malaysia
Flightnumber:3540
Narrative:
The Twin Otter reportedly crashed short of runway 23 and struck a small house.

Sources:
» MASwings
» Bernama
» Scramble 402


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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 Lawas Airport to Ba'kelalan Airport as the crow flies is 189 km (118 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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