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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Friday 6 December 1996
Time:19:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE99 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 99 Airliner
Operator:Contact Air
Registration: C-GSFP
C/n / msn: U-43
First flight: 1968
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Fort Chipewyan Airport, AB (YPY) (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Fort McMurray Airport, AB (YMM/CYMM), Canada
Destination airport:Fort Chipewyan Airport, AB (YPY/CYPY), Canada
Flightnumber: 103
Narrative:
The right prop struck the runway on landing. This caused a bending down of the no. 2 engine nacelle and wing of 20deg and some separated wing skins.

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 1/97 (#78)
» CADORS Number: 1996C0541


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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 Fort McMurray Airport, AB to Fort Chipewyan Airport, AB as the crow flies is 233 km (146 miles).

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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