Accident description
Last updated: 21 December 2014
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Monday 4 March 2002
Time:05:03
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA227-AC Metro III
Operator:Provincial Airlines
Registration: C-FITW
C/n / 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
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Goose Bay Airport, NF (YYR) (   Canada) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:St. John's Airport, NF (YYT/CYYT), Canada
Destination airport:Goose Bay Airport, NF (YYR/CYYR), Canada
Flightnumber: 905
Narrative:
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.

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep
» CADORS Number: 2002A0136


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Distance from St. John's Airport, NF to Goose Bay Airport, NF as the crow flies is 828 km (517 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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