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A Beechcraft 1900C sutained substantial damage in a landing accident at Blue River Airport, BC,Canad PDF Print E-mail
Status: Preliminary - official
Date: 09 FEB 2013
Time: 11:42
Type: Beechcraft 1900C
Operator: Pacific Coastal Airlines
Registration: C-FPCO
C/n / msn: UB-52
First flight: 1986
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65B
Crew: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location: Blue River Airport, BC (Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature: Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport: Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR) (YVR/CYVR), Canada
Destination airport: Blue River Airport, BC (CYCP), Canada
Flightnumber: 199
Narrative:
A Beechcraft 1900C, registration C-FPCO, sutained substantial damage in a landing accident at Blue River Airport, BC, Canada. There were no injuries.
Pacific Coastal Airlines was on an IFR flight from Vancouver to Blue River. The IFR clearance was cancelled at 9000 feet ASL, above the airport and a VFR approach to runway 19 was carried out. After the aircraft touched down on the 60 foot wide runway, directional control was lost. The aircraft skidded sideways and departed the runway to the left and collided nose first with a large snow bank. The nose wheel collapsed, both propellers were damaged and there is possible damage to the right hand main gear.
Last Updated ( Thursday, 21 February 2013 )