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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247975
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Argentina
Registration: T-87
MSN: 158
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Antarctica, Larsen C glaciar zone -   Antarctica
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Larsen C ice shelf, Antarctica
Destination airport:Base Marambio, Seymour Island (SAWB)
The DHC-6-200 Twin Otter was on take off roll when the nose landing gear was locked by a fissure on the ice, breaking it. All crewmembers were unhurt and rescued by a pair of Argentine AF Bell 212 helicopters based at Base Antártica Marambio rescued them, with a stop at Matienzo Base. The recovery of the DHC-6 is being evaluated.

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Revision history:

19-Feb-2021 07:19 poxipol Added
19-Feb-2021 07:19 harro Updated [Embed code]
19-Feb-2021 15:12 harro Updated [Source]
19-Feb-2021 15:14 hr Updated [Narrative]

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