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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 269564
Last updated: 24 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 300
Owner/operator:Trans Maldivian Airways
Registration: 8Q-MBC
MSN: 256
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Baa Atoll Seaside, Finolhu -   Maldives
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Baa Atoll Seaside
Destination airport:Male
A de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300, 8Q-MBC, sustained substantial damage when it struck a water bungalow during its takeoff at Baa Atoll Seaside, Maldives.

The aircraft suffered a dent and penetration to the leading edge of the right hand wing. On November 16th, it was observed that the right hand propeller was being removed and the right hand engine supported by a crane.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

24 Feb 2020 8Q-MBC Trans Maldivian Airways 0 Kuredu Island Resort, Lhaviyani Atoll sub



Photo of 8Q-MBC courtesy

Kuredu - Seaplane
19 December 2018; (c) Stephen Rendle

Revision history:

13-Nov-2021 19:01 Iceman 29 Added
17-Nov-2021 14:09 Captain Adam Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]

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