Twin Otter

Nepal: Pokhara Crash, 23 Fatalities

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
Nepal: Pokhara Crash, 23 Fatalities

Tara Air Flight number TA193 Crashes A Tara Air Twin Otter was found crashed near Rupse Chhahara at Soleghopte cliff in Dana VDC. Search efforts at the crash site some 16,000 feet above sea level were hampered by fog. There were no survivors. The flight had been declared missing while en route from Pokhara... »

Nepal Airlines Flight Missing

Sunday, February 16, 2014
By George Hatcher
Nepal Airlines Flight Missing

Contact photographer Michael Fritz Eighteen people are missing over the Himalayan mountains of central Nepal on a Nepal Airlines Twin Otter en route from Pokhara to Jumla. The plane had stopped in Pokhara to refuel. The crew lost contact with Bhairawa ATC a quarter hour after taking off. The plane never arrived in Jumla.... »

Maswings Crash

Friday, October 11, 2013
By George Hatcher
Maswings Crash

On October 10, a MASWings de Havilland Dash 6-300 Twin Otter en route from Kota Kinabalu to Kudat made a landing in high wind, and short of the runway impacted a house in Kampung Sin-San. A woman and her son were in the living room while the plane struck the bedroom, dining room and... »

Nepal Airlines Crash Landing in Jomsom

Friday, May 17, 2013
By George Hatcher
Nepal Airlines Crash Landing in Jomsom

Twenty-one people aboard a Nepal Airlines de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 survived the attempted landing 125 miles NW of Kathmandu. Everyone aboard survived but everyone was injured. Five of the tourists were seriously injured. On landing at Jomsom airport at 8:30 a.m., the brakes failed, and the plane skidded to the banks... »

Air Group 42 Plane Hard Landing With No Casualties

Tuesday, March 13, 2012
By George Hatcher
Air Group 42 Plane Hard Landing With No Casualties

What: Fuerza Aérea del Peru de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 Where: Laguna Caballococha, Loreto, Peru When: Mar 9 2012 Who: 3 crew, 8 passengers Why: The Twin Otter made a hard landing in Laguna Caballococha waters that collapsed the right pontoon. The boat was semi-submerged meters from shore. The IAEA (Board of... »

Tara Field Georgia: Flight Crashes on National Aerotech Maintenance Flight

Wednesday, March 9, 2011
By George Hatcher
Tara Field Georgia: Flight Crashes on National Aerotech Maintenance Flight

What: Desert Sand Aircraft Leasing de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100 Where: SW of Clayton County Airport-Tara Field, GA When: 08 MAR 2011 Who: 2 fatalities Why: The Desert Sand Aircraft Leasing flight piloted by 37-year-old Bryan Hedrick crashed at 11:45 am on March 8, 2011 on a post maintenance flight run. The... »

6 Dead in Plane Crash in Ecuador

Monday, January 24, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 en route from Pastaza-Shell Mera Airport to Tena Airport (SETE), Ecuador Where: El Capricho Ecuador When: 20 JAN 2011 Who: 6 aboard Why: Captain Pilot Xavier González Montenegro, Lieutenant Pilot Campaign Mario Ramirez, Lieutenant Pilot Gabriel Palacios Jiménez, Iván Paredes Sergeant Corporal Yanez... »

Plane Crashes in Kathmandu

Thursday, December 16, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Tara Air de Havilland DHC-6-300 Twin Otter en route from Lamidanda to Kathmandu Where: Okhaldhunga, Palunge Mountain, Nepal When: Dec 15th 2010 Who: 19 passengers and 3 crew Why: Five minutes after takeoff, Air Traffic Control lost contact with the plane. The flight was scheduled to arrive in Kathmandu 35 minutes after departure... »

Otter Crash in Alaska, 8 Aboard, Survivors

Tuesday, August 10, 2010
By George Hatcher
Otter Crash in Alaska, 8 Aboard, Survivors

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer John Olafson What: GCI Communication Corp de Havilland Canada DHC-3T Texas Turbine Super O en route to Agulowak Lodge near Lake Aleknagik, Alaska Where: 20 miles north of Dillingham, AK When: August 9, 2010 Who: 8 aboard Why: The 1957 DeHavilland DHC-3 Otter owned... »

Pacific Sun Encounters Turbulence

Sunday, July 11, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Pacific Sun Twin Otter en route from Savusavu to Nadi Where: Nadi International Airport, Fiji When: July 11, 2010 Who: two crew and 12 passengers Why: While en route, the flight encountered weather, wind shear and severe turbulence. The crew flew around the weather and made a safe landing at Nadi. There were... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Plane crash near Lake Elsinore: 'Pilot was practicing simulated engine failure'
    A single-engine plane that went down just north of Lake Elsinore after striking a power line was in the middle of a simulated engine-out procedure when the accident happened, a Federal Aviation Administration official confirmed Tuesday. FAA spokesman Ian Gregor told City News Service that the Piper ...
  • Small plane crash-lands on runway at Fishers airport, no injuries reported
    Small plane crash-lands on runway at Fishers airport, no injuries reported. Paris Lewbel. 11:41 PM, Jan 16, 2018. Share Article. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights ...
  • Deputies: Plane crash south of Santa Fe caused by storm
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – A plane crash south of Santa Fe was caused by a storm. The pilot was flying a small engine aircraft from Kansas to the Santa Fe Airport Monday night when the wings and tail iced over, making it impossible to keep the plane in the air. Deputies found the pilot […]
  • Kansas pilot injured in New Mexico plane crash
    SANTA FE, NM The Santa Fe County, NM Sheriff's Office says a Kansas pilot was critically injured Monday night in a plane crash. The pilot reported the crash about 8 p.m. In the search and rescue effort, deputies located the crash site at about 10:30 p.m, the sheriff's office says. The sheriff's office did not ...
  • 'Taken': Bryan Mills Survives A Plane Crash In Season 2, Episode 2
    Bryan Mills' survival skills are put to the test in this week's episode of “Taken.” According to the synopsis for Season 2, episode 2 of the NBC action thriller, a plane carrying Bryan (Clive Standen) and a key witness in a murder investigation crashes. Although both survive the crash, Mills is wounded and ...
  • Pilot injured after small plane crash on flight from Kansas to New Mexico
    SANTA FE — The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash of a small plane that crashed on a flight form Kansas to New Mexico. The pilot was hospitalized in critical condition. Santa Fe Sheriff's officials say the pilot called a regional emergency communications center about 8 p.m. ...
  • Pilot survives airplane crash
    SANTA FE – It took rescue crews 2½ hours to locate a pilot who crashed his single-engine plane in rough terrain south of Santa Fe on a brutally cold Monday night. The flier suffered serious injuries and was recovering Tuesday at a local hospital. A news release from the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office ...
  • Plane crashes on Kansas-New Mexico flight, pilot hurt
    SANTA FE - Authorities say a man is hospitalized in critical condition after the small plane he was flying crashed in New Mexico. Santa Fe Sheriff's officials say the pilot called a regional emergency communications center about 8 p.m. Monday to report the crash. The man provided coordinates directing ...
  • Pilot in critical condition after plane crash
    New Mexico State Police are searching for a plane that crashed just south of Santa Fe. According to state police, the pilot called 911 after the plane went down. Advertisement. State police and search and rescue crews are on the ground trying to find the plane and pilot but they cannot launch their ...
  • Culburra Beach's Tyler Wright nominated for Laureus sports award
    ... Italian MotoGP star Valentino Rossi and 100m hurdle world champion Sally Pearson are also in consideration alongside 100m sprint world champion Justin Gatlinand Brazilian football club Chapecoense, who made a remarkable return to competition after being involved in a tragic plane crash.

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