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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:Final
Date:Thursday 27 January 1994
Time:08:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic WW24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IAI 1124A Westwind II
Operator:Millar Western Industries
Registration: C-FMWW 
C/n / msn: 380
First flight: 1982
Total airframe hrs:4810
Engines: 2 Garrett TFE731-3-1G
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:4,6 km (2.9 mls) ESE of Meadow Lake Airport, SK (YLJ) (   Canada)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Edmonton International Airport, AB (YEG/CYEG), Canada
Destination airport:Meadow Lake Airport, SK (YLJ/CYLJ), Canada
Narrative:
While circling to land on runway 26, the crew performed a non-typical circling procedure at a lower than published altitude, leading to loss of control consistent with an accelerated stall, and descended into terrain. Whiteout conditions may have contributed.

Probable Cause:

CAUSES: "While circling to land on runway 26, the aircraft performed a non-typical circling procedure at a lower than published circling altitude, leading to loss of control consistent with an accelerated stall, and descended into terrain before recovery could be completed. Whiteout conditions may have contributed to this occurrence."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year
Accident number: TSB Report A94C0014
Download report: Final report

Classification:
Loss of control

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Distance from Edmonton International Airport, AB to Meadow Lake Airport, SK as the crow flies is 342 km (214 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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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