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Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:Offizieller Zwischenbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 20 Juli 2017
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DH8A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-106
Fluggesellschaft:Air Creebec
Kennzeichen: C-FDWO
Werknummer: 277
Baujahr: 1991-05-09 (26 years 3 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW121
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 12
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 15
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:74 km (46.3 Meilen) N of Val-d’Or (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Chisasibi Airport, QC (YKU), Kanada
Flug nach:Val-d’Or Airport, QC (YVO/CYVO), Kanada
Air Creebec flight YN236 was en route from Chisasibi to Val-d'Or, Quebec, Canada, at 8000 feet when it suffered a lightning strike.
Subsequently the right generator stopped. The crew worked the Quick Reference Manual (QRH) and reset it. The flight continued to the destination without further problems.
A post-flight inspection revealed significant damage to the aircraft. The operator's maintenance staff replaced the right aileron, right wing tip, rectifier number 2, and the tail cone. The aircraft was back in service on July 25, 2017.

» TSB Report A17Q0110


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Distance from Chisasibi Airport, QC to Val-d’Or Airport, QC as the crow flies is 640 km (400 miles).

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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