Narrative:The no. 2 engine exploded on takeoff. A fire erupted and the takeoff was aborted.
|Date:||Friday 29 November 1991|
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-272 Srs. 2A
|C/n / msn:|| 1692|
|First flight:|| 1971|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 32|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 35 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Rivière-au-Saumon, QC ( Canada)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Rivière-au-Saumon, QC, Canada|
|Destination airport:||Quebec Airport, QC (YQB/CYQB), Canada|
It was subsequently determined that the aircraft's water/methanol system had been serviced from a drum containing contaminated fluid. The drum had not been appropriately labelled.
» ICAO Adrep Summary 6/94 (#109)
ZS-SBV was bought in November 1983 by Austin Airways. Air Creebec bought the plane in December 1988.
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.