- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 12, 1996
Time: 13:47
Location: Markham Bay, Canada
Operator: First Air
Flight #: 64
Route: Iqaluit - Markham Bay
AC Type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Registration: C-GNDN
cn / ln: 427
Aboard: 2   (passengers:0  crew:2)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:0  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: After touching down, the cargo plane bounced twice and continued to the end of the runway, became airborne but crashed terrain. For unknown reasons, a decision was made to overshoot even though insufficient runway remained for acceleration, take-off, and climb. Likely contributing directly to the decision to overshoot was the difficulty in controlling the aircraft on touchdown.
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