Caledonie DHC6 at Futuna on Apr 5th 2021, both engines lost power on final approach

Last Update: July 24, 2021 / 07:01:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 5, 2021

Classification
Incident

Destination
Futuna, France

Aircraft Registration
F-OCQZ

ICAO Type Designator
DHC6

An Air Caledonie International de Havilland Dash 6-300 Twin Otter, registration F-OCQZ performing a freight flight from Wallis Hihifo to Futuna (France), was on final approach to Futuna when both engines lost power. The aircraft as able to land safely nonetheless.

On Jul 23rd 2021 the French BEA reported the occurrence stating the cargo flight went between Wallis and Futuna Islands in Oceania, belonging to France, when both engines lost power on final approach to Futuna. The occurrence was rated a serious incident and is being investigated by French BEA.
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Registration mark
F-OCQZ
Country of Registration
France
Manufacturer
DE HAVILLAND CANADA
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-6-300
ICAO Aircraft Type
DHC6
Serial Number
Engine Count
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 5, 2021

Classification
Incident

Destination
Futuna, France

Aircraft Registration
F-OCQZ

ICAO Type Designator
DHC6

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