N982FL

465

DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300

Aircraft Status:

Damaged beyond economical repair

Registration History:

N982FL



Airframe History Chronology

Reg'n

N982FL

N982FL

N982FL

Operator

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON

Frontier Airlines, Denver, CO

 

Dates

Sep-1975

23-Sep-1975

08-Oct-1975

 

Activity

Roll Out

F/Flight

Delivered

 

18-Jan-1978 While on a training sortie, the aircraft stalled and crashed immediately after take-off. Subsequent investigation attributed the primary causes related to incorrect flap settings and failure to follow approved procedures. There were 3 fatalities.

Additional Historical Information

The aircraft wreckage was subsequently transported to Opa-locka, FL, arriving there 26-Feb-1978 for parts recovery by Miami Aviation Corporation.


 Werner Fischdick Photo © Denver-Stapleton, CO

Werner Fischdick Photo © Denver-Stapleton, CO