Date: December 17, 1983
Time: 13:10
Location: Paulatuk, Northwest Territory, Canada
Operator: Inuvik Coastal Airways
Flight #: ?
Route: Inuvik - Paulatuk
AC Type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
Registration: C-FGJK
cn / ln: 213
Aboard: 12   (passengers:10  crew:2)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:1  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The left wing contacted the ground after the pilot attempted a go-around. The plane cartwheeled and crashed. Runway is not oriented to correspond with the prevailing winds. The aircraft was overloaded by 840 lbs and was below that prescribed to take off. Lack of weather forcast.

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