Accident de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 C-GMAS,
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Date:Wednesday 27 December 2023
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:Air Tindi
Registration: C-GMAS
MSN: 438
Year of manufacture:1974
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:16 km from Diavik Diamond Mine, 300 km NW of Yellowknife, NT -   Canada
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Margaret Lake, NT
Destination airport:Lac De Gras, NT
Investigating agency: TSB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Air Tindi flight TIN601, a ski-equipped DHC-6 Twin Otter, impacted terrain while on approach to Lac De Gras, NT, Canada.
There were 2 serious injuries, 6 minor injuries, and 2 persons with no injuries. The aircraft was substantially damaged.
The charter was in support of winter road construction activities.

A Royal Canadian Air Force Hercules was dispatched and 3 search and rescue technicians parachuted into the area to provide medical and survival assistance overnight. Additionally, emergency response personnel were deployed from the Diavik Diamond Mine located approximately 7 NM to the northwest; they arrived on scene the evening of the accident. All personnel were recovered from the accident site the next day and received the appropriate medical attention.


Revision history:

28-Dec-2023 08:20 Nhplanespotter Added
28-Dec-2023 08:24 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
28-Dec-2023 15:04 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
28-Dec-2023 18:14 Anon. Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]
28-Dec-2023 20:18 Paneuropean Updated [Source]
29-Dec-2023 07:50 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
29-Dec-2023 08:20 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Damage]
29-Dec-2023 18:27 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jan-2024 20:07 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Source]

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