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Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Datum:vrijdag 8 februari 1991
Tijd:08:12
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Provincial Express
Registratie: C-FPEZ
Constructienummer: 208B-0120
Bouwjaar: 1988
Motoren: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:137 km (85.6 mijl) N of Goose Bay, NF (   Canada)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Nain Airport, NF (YDP/CYDP), Canada
Vliegveld van aankomst:Goose Bay Airport, NF (YYR/CYYR), Canada
Beschrijving:
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan cargo plane was damaged beyond repair in an accident. The pilot was killed.
The VFR flight departed Nain (YDP) and was bound for Goose Bay (YYR), also in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The pilot had descended from the planned en route altitude of 7500 feet to 3500 feet for unknown reasons. The airplane impacted terrain in an open bog in a 55 degree nose and right wing low attitude 85 miles(*137 km) north of Goose Bay.
The pilot had radioed an emergency prior to the accident.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "An uncontrolled flight spin for undetermined reasons."

Bronnen:
» TSB id. A91A0028
» Transport Canada Historical Civil Aircraft Register


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Nain Airport, NF en Goose Bay Airport, NF bedraagt 365 km (228 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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