Turtle Airways FIJI

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Turtle Airways FIJI

#1 Post by Its What I do » Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:04 am

Heard they crashed on takeoff - no one seriously hurt . 6 on board .
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#2 Post by PilotDAR » Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:35 am

So it was probably a six place or more aircraft then?
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#3 Post by ahramin » Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:39 am

Does this look like a 5 place motorcycle?

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#4 Post by tps8903 » Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:40 am

I read the local news paper article. Nothing in that article indicates there was a crash of any kind. It indicates the plane sunk while attempting take off and all the passengers got out before it sunk.

Although a crash isn't out of the realm of possibility, and we all know media can be unreliable, but it sounds more like an incident occurred in which forced the pilot to abort takeoff and as a result it took on water....maybe damaged floats etc.

https://fijisun.com.fj/2017/12/25/seapl ... f-attempt/
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#5 Post by C.W.E. » Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:41 am

Does this look like a 5 place motorcycle?
Yes but they are not Fijian.
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