Tuesday, September 21, 2021

DHC-6 Twin Otter of Peru Air Force makes emergency landing at Iquitos Airport

The DHC-6 Twin Otter Short Takeoff and Landing utility aircraft developed by de Havilland Canada made a forced landing at Iquitos Airport (IQT), Peru and suffered a runway excursion.

There were no personal injuries.

The DHC-6 Twin Otter’s crew did not declare an emergency until just minutes before they were due to land.

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The aircraft belonged to Peru Air Force. The Peru Air Force received 12 DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400

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