Narrative:While circling to land on runway 26, the crew performed a non-typical circling procedure at a lower than published altitude, leading to loss of control consistent with an accelerated stall, and descended into terrain. Whiteout conditions may have contributed.
|Date:||Thursday 27 January 1994|
|Type:||IAI 1124A Westwind II|
|Operator:||Millar Western Industries|
|Registration:|| C-FMWW |
|C/n / msn:|| 380|
|First flight:|| 1982|
|Total airframe hrs:||4810|
|Engines:|| 2 Garrett TFE731-3-1G|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||4,6 km (2.9 mls) ESE of Meadow Lake Airport, SA (YLJ) (Canada)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Edmonton International Airport, AB (YEG/CYEG), Canada|
|Destination airport:||Meadow Lake Airport, SK (YLJ/CYLJ), Canada|
CAUSES: "While circling to land on runway 26, the aircraft performed a non-typical circling procedure at a lower than published circling altitude, leading
to loss of control consistent with an accelerated stall, and descended into terrain before recovery could be completed. Whiteout conditions may have
contributed to this occurrence."
Official accident investigation report
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 Edmonton International Airport, AB to Meadow Lake Airport, SK as the crow flies is 342 km (214 miles).