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Accident: DHC-6 Twin Otter 400 suffers runway excursion at Orchid Island Airport, Taiwan
13 April 2017

Accident: DHC-6 Twin Otter 400 suffers runway excursion at Orchid Island Airport, Taiwan

13 April 2017

A DHC-6 Twin Otter 400 suffered a runway excursion accident after landing at Orchid Island Airport, Taiwan.

Twin Otter float plane stalls and crashes in Maldives due to misloading

27 February 2017

A DHC-6 Twin Otter float plane was operated outside the centre of gravity limitations and stalled on final approach to a Maldivian resort island, according to the Maldive authorities.

Report: Visual flight in instrument conditions causes Twin Otter CFIT accident in Indonesia

4 January 2017

An Aviastar Mandiri DHC-6 Twin Otter flew into terrain during a domestic flight in Indonesia in 2015. The NTSC conlcuded that the crew continued visual flight in IMC over mountainous terrain.

Unlocked nosewheel sends DHC-6 Twin Otter 400 into fence on landing, Japan

18 December 2016

The crew’s failure to noticed an unlocked nosewheel centering lock caused the DHC-6 Twin Otter to veer off the runway on landing at Aguni, Japan.

Report: Controllability issues on DHC-6 Twin Otter survey plane due to maintenance lapses

18 February 2016

The crew of a DHC-6 Twin Otter survey plane experienced controllability issues after losing the nose cone of an external survey pod near Weston, Ireland. AAIU findings showed ground crew failed to follow standard maintenance procedures the day before.

Report: Indonesian DHC-6 Twin Otter hits mountain while VFR in clouds

22 January 2016

A preliminary report by the Indonesian NTSC says a DHC-6 Twin Otter that crashed on the island of South Sulawesi was flying VFR in clouds when it impacted a mountain.

Report: Late touchdown causes runway excursion accident of DHC-6 Twin Otter in Canada

21 January 2016

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) identified several factors which led to a late touchdown and runway excursion accident in September 2014 in La Tabatière, Quebec.