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Last updated: 20 April 2018
Datum:vrijdag 29 november 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-272 Srs. 2A
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Air Creebec
Registratie: C-GGOO
Constructienummer: 1692
Bouwjaar: 1971
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 32
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 35
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Rivičre-au-Saumon, QC (   Canada)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Rivičre-au-Saumon, QC, Canada
Vliegveld van aankomst:Quebec Airport, QC (YQB/CYQB), Canada
The no. 2 engine exploded on takeoff. A fire erupted and the takeoff was aborted.

Probable Cause:

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)


photo of Hawker Siddeley HS-748-272 Srs. 2A ZS-SBV
ZS-SBV was bought in November 1983 by Austin Airways. Air Creebec bought the plane in December 1988.
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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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