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Last updated: 28 October 2021
Statuts:Préliminaire
Date:dimanche 11 juillet 2021
Heure:17:15
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DH3T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-3T Vazar Turbine Otter
Compagnie:Northwestern Air
Immatriculation: C-FLLL
Numéro de série: 292
Année de Fabrication: 1959
Moteurs: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 1
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 4
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 5
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Lieu de l'accident:31,5 km (19.7 milles) ENE of Fort Smith, NT (   Canada)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Nature:Charter National
Aéroport de départ:Fort Smith Airport, NT (YSM/CYSM), Canada
Aéroport de destination:?
Détails:
A Northwestern Air Lease Ltd. amphibious float-equipped DHC-3T (Turbine Otter) was conducting a VFR flight from Fort Smith (CYSM), NT to a lake 31,5 km (17 nm) ENE of CYSM with 1 pilot and 4 passengers on board. The aircraft touched down on the lake with the landing gear in the down position. The aircraft subsequently nosed over and came to rest almost inverted on the lake. The pilot egressed out the left cockpit door and swam to the rear of the aircraft where the 4 passengers were waiting with the emergency exit open. 1 passenger entered the water and shortly after a boat came to gather everyone up. The pilot sustained a minor injury and the passengers were uninjured.

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