de Havilland Aircraft

de Havilland Aircraft Tuesday May 4, 1976
The airplane crashed 1,000 meters beyond the runway. The aircraft was on a demo flight, and the crash occurred during a demonstration of the Twin Otter's ability to recover from single engine failure on take off. A Zambian Air Officer is rumoured to have insisted on occupying the co-pilot's seat, and is said to have overruled one of the corrective actions taken by the pilot, leaving no time for further correction.

Crash Details

DateTuesday May 4, 1976
LocationNear Monze, Zambia
Passengers10
Crew1
Fatalities9
Survivors2
Aircraft Typede Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operatorde Havilland Aircraft
RegistrationC-GDHA
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Near Monze, Zambia
de Havilland Aircraft
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
1976