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Last updated: 25 September 2018
Status:Offizieller Zwischenbericht
Datum:Freitag 15 Oktober 1999
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster
Fluggesellschaft:Wasaya Airways
Kennzeichen: C-FKSL
Werknummer: 208B0129
Baujahr: 1988
Triebwerk: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Ranger Lake, ON (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Deer Lake Airport, ON (YVZ/CYVZ), Kanada
Flug nach:Red Lake Airport, ON (YRL/CYRL), Kanada
Flugnummer: 126
While holding outside the control zone at Red Lake (YRL) pending a special VFR clearance, the pilot made a descending turn to avoid a flock of large birds. The right wing struck the water of Ranger Lake and the Cessna overturned.
A military DHC-8 diverted to Red Lake and located the Cessna on the west side of Ranger Lake. The airplane was partially submerged and the pilot was on the wing. A floatplane (C-FVTU) subsequently picked up the pilot and returned him to Red Lake. The pilot suffered shoulder injuries, arm injuries, facial injuries and hypothermia.

» ICAO Adrep Summary 2/00 (#92)
» CADORS Number: 1999O0975


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Deer Lake Airport, ON to Red Lake Airport, ON as the crow flies is 176 km (110 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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