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Last updated: 28 September 2021
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Mittwoch 11 Januar 1995
Zeit:01:49 PST
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic LJ35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 35
Fluggesellschaft:Canada Jet Charters
Kennzeichen: C-GPUN
Werknummer: 35-058
Baujahr: 1976
Betriebsstunden:11676
Triebwerk: 2 Garrett TFE731-2-2B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:15 km (9.4 Meilen) NW vom Land entfernt von Masset Airport, BC (ZMT) (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Ambulanz
Flug von:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR), Kanada
Flug nach:Masset Airport, BC (ZMT/CZMT), Kanada
Unfallbericht:
The crew most likely conducted the runway 12 instrument approach to Masset with reference to an unintentionally mis-set altimeter of 30.17 in. Hg, and unknowingly flew the aircraft into the water. The aircraft was on a medevac flight from Vancouver.

Probable Cause:

CAUSES: "The crew most likely conducted the instrument approach with reference to an unintentionally mis-set altimeter of 30.17 in. Hg, and unknowingly flew the aircraft into the water. The circumstances leading to the incorrect altimeter setting could not be determined, nor was it determined why the crew did not detect the mis-set altimeter."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 years
Accident number: TSB Report A95P0004
Download report: Final report


Fotos

photo of Learjet-35 -C-GPUN 
accident date: 11-01-1995
type: Learjet 35 
registration: C-GPUN 
 

Map
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 Vancouver International Airport, BC to Masset Airport, BC as the crow flies is 812 km (507 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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