NTSB Identification: DEN08WA039.
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Accident occurred Thursday, August 09, 2007 in Moorea, French Polynesia
Aircraft: de Havilland DHC6-33, registration:
Injuries: 20 Fatal.

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On August 9, 2007, approximately 2200 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), a DeHavilland DHC6-33, FOIQI, operated by Air Moorea as flight 1121, was destroyed when it impacted water shortly after takeoff from Moorea-Temae Airport (MOZ), Moorea, French Polynesia. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The commercial rated pilot and 19 passengers were fatally injured. The scheduled passenger flight was en route to Tahiti Faa'a International Airport (PPT).

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the French government. This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by or obtained from the French government or Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau
Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses
Zone Sud
200 rue de Paris
Aêroport du Bourget
93350 Le Bourget Cedex

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