- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: September 17, 1994
Time: 11:48
Location: Fish Egg Inlet, Canada
Operator: Pacific Coastal Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: Fish Egg Inlet - Pruth Bay
AC Type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100
Registration: C-FDMR
cn / ln: 36
Aboard: 4   (passengers:2  crew:2)
Fatalities: 3   (passengers:2  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: Just as the plane took off there was a pitch-up and stall resulting in the plane crashing into the water. The down elevator control cable failed at station 367 due to corrosion. The failure resulted from salt water induced corrosion. The aircraft had recently undergone a periodic inspection but the damage had apparently not been discovered.
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