- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: April 22, 1992
Time: 11:09
Location: Perris Valley, California
Operator: Perris Valley Aviation
Flight #: ?
Route: Local
AC Type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
Registration: N141PV
cn / ln: 141
Aboard: 22   (passengers:20  crew:2)
Fatalities: 16   (passengers:14  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane, carrying parachutists, lost power and crashed 200 ft. past the runway. The pilot's inadvertent feathering of the wrong propeller following an engine power loss and the failure of the operator to assure that the pilot was provided with adequate training in the airplane. Water contamination of fuel in the airport storage tanks. Lack of fuel quality control procedures. Improper fuel servicing and exceeding the gross weight forward center of gravity limits of the airplane.
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