Accident at Yellowknife, NWT


1997-09-26: While attempting to water taxi away from the dock with a crew of 2 and 6 passengers, the float-equipped Twin Otter collided with a parked company DHC-2 Turbo Beaver. The left wing of the Twin Otter struck the rudder of the Beaver and the pilot was unable to stop his forward movement before the left propellor damaged the right wing of the Beaver. The pilot's attempts to reverse power to stop the Twin Otter were unsuccessful and the damage to the Beaver was substantial. He reports that he was unable to move the throttles aft of the idle position to select reverse power. A company maintenance report will follow.


CADORS Number 1997C0497
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-07-24 - 13:20
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Yellowknife, NWT
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Loss of control - ground,Ground collision

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FGOG | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 6 300
Year Built 1972
Engine Type Turbo prop
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Engine Model
Gear Type Sea
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Taxi
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Collision on ground,Loss of control - on ground

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