ASN Aircraft accident Fairchild SA227-AC Metro III C-FITW Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR)
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Monday 4 March 2002
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild SA227-AC Metro III
Operator:Provincial Airlines
Registration: C-FITW
MSN: AC-638
First flight: 1986
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-11U-611G
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR) (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:St. John's Airport, NL (YYT/CYYT), Canada
Destination airport:Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR/CYYR), Canada
Flightnumber: 905
The aircraft landed on a runway covered with one inch of snow. Directional control was lost and the airplane ran off the right side of the runway, colliding with a snowbank. The aircraft was considered damaged beyond repair and sold to Dodson International Air Parts.

Runway excursion

» ICAO Adrep 3/02
» CADORS Number: 2002A0136


photo of Swearingen-SA227-AC-Metro-III-C-FITW
accident date: 04-03-2002
type: Swearingen SA227-AC Metro III
registration: C-FITW

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 St. John's Airport, NL to Goose Bay Airport, NL as the crow flies is 828 km (517 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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