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Thursday, 2 July 2015

Incident Report

435 - DHC-6-300 8Q-MAN Trans Maldivian Airways, Male


Sustained severe damage on landing offshore the Kuredu Resort, and subsequently sank. There were no apparent injuries to the 11 passengers and 3 crew aboard. The aircraft was en route from the Komandoo Resort, also located within the Lhaviyani Atoll.

8Q-MAN is seen in the photograph below, taken by Darren Wilson on 09-Mar-2014.

This is the second incident at Trans Maldivian in the last thirty days, on 11-Jun-2015 8Q-MAP and 8Q-TMG were both damaged in a water collision at Male.

MSN 435 - DHC-6-300 8Q-MAN
Trans Maldivian Airways
Male, 09-Mar-2014
Darren Wilson Photo

As seen in the photo below, the floats have so far been the only parts of the aircraft that have been recovered and brought ashore.