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Last updated: 26 September 2021
Date:Tuesday 29 December 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-239 Srs. 2A
Operator:Eastern Provincial Airways
Registration: C-GEPH
MSN: 1635
First flight: 1967
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sydney Airport, NS (YQY) (   Canada)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Sydney Airport, NS (YQY/CYQY), Canada
While taxiing after landing, the nosegear steering failed, as did the brakes. Though the crew shut down the engines, the aircraft collided with the terminal building.


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