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Trans Maldivian amphibious Twin Otter damaged landing at luxury island resort

A Trans Maldivian Airways De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter amphibious aircraft was involved in an incident upon landing at the Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort on June 9, 2024.  

The luxury resort is located on Dharavandhoo Island, Baa Atoll, in the Maldives. 

Little is known about the circumstances surrounding the incident. However, images and videos posted on social media shortly after the event show the aircraft listing to starboard after one of its wing floats apparently became detached. 

All the occupants rescued after a Trans Maldivian Airways De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter aircraft (8Q-TMO) received damage to its Right side float at Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort, Maldives.#aircraft pic.twitter.com/TZolfdOPih

— FL360aero (@fl360aero) June 9, 2024

It is not known how many passengers or crew were onboard at the time.  

No injuries have been reported.  

AeroTime contacted Trans Maldivian Airways for comment. 

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