DHC-6-100 Twin Otter C-FAWC Liard Air, Muncho Lake, BC, Canada

Let 410 Karibu Airways, Kamina, D.R.Congo
Boeing 737-200 D2-TBP TAAG Angola, M'Banza Congo Airport, Angola
08 JUL 2007 DHC-6-100 Twin Otter C-FAWC Liard Air, at Muncho Lake, BC, Canada – 1(5)
Status: Preliminary
Date: 08 JUL 2007
Time: ca 13:00
Type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100
Operator: Liard Air
Registration: C-FAWC
C/n / msn: 108
First flight: 1968
Crew: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Total: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Written off
Location: Muncho Lake-Mile 462 Water Aerodrome, BC ( Canada )
Phase: Initial climb
Nature: Passenger
Departure airport: Muncho Lake-Mile 462 Water Aerodrome, BC, Canada
Destination airport: Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR), Canada

The Twin Otter crashed shortly after takeoff from the gravel airstrip at Muncho Lake. A post-impact fire erupted and the airplane was destroyed.

1 dead, 3 injured after small plane crashes in B.C. (Canada.com)



* Last fatal hull-loss accident:
24 MAY 2007 Peru Air Force FAP-303, near Pampa Hermosa, Peru – 13 fatalities
* Total number of hull-losses: 245 (224 accidents, 15 other occurrences (ground fire etc.)  and 6 unknown occurrences), of which 158 losses were fatal
* history of this airplane:
   – N204E Executive Airlines (MAR 1968, delivered)
   – CF-AWC Airwest Airlines (MAY 1972)
   – C-FAWC Bradley Airlines (MAY 1977, leased)
   – C-FAWC Airwest Airlines (MAY 1978)
   – C-FAWC Airwest merged with Air BC (DEC 1980)
   – C-FAWC Jim Pattison Industries (?)
   – C-FAWC Air BC (OCT 1986)
   – C-FAWC North Cariboo Flying Service (APR 1989)
   – C-FAWC Liard Air (APR 2001)
   – C-FAWC North Cariboo Flying Service  (AUG 2001)
   – C-FAWC Liard Air (NOV 2001)

Canadian local airline operating a Cessna 172, Cessna A185F, a DHC-2 Beaver and the ill-fated Twin Otter. The aircraft are operated from a gravel strip and water aerodrome at Muncho Lake, next to the
Northern Rockies Lodge accomodation.
* Founded: 1981
* Last fatal airliner hull-loss accident: 14 MAY 2006 Convair CV-580 C-GSKJ of the Saskatchewan Gvt, near La Ronge, SK- 1 fatality
* The country is  rated Cat. 1 (meeting ICAO standards) in FAA's International Aviation Safety Assessment Program (IASA)

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Let 410 Karibu Airways, Kamina, D.R.Congo
Boeing 737-200 D2-TBP TAAG Angola, M'Banza Congo Airport, Angola

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