Narrative:Wasaya Airways flight WSG937, a Beech 1900D aircraft (C-FWAX) was landing on runway 03 at the Kasabonika, Ontario airport with 13 passengers and two crew onboard. Shortly after touchdown, the aircraft began to weathercock and then veer to the left. The flight crew applied right wheel braking and increased right engine beta input. The aircraft continued to the left and then full reverse thrust was applied. Both engines were then shut down and the aircraft struck a snow bank and came to rest in deep snow, approximately 10 feet past the runway lights. All occupants immediately evacuated the aircraft.
|Status:||Preliminary - official|
|Date:||Wednesday 9 February 2011|
|C/n / msn:|| UE-297|
|First flight:|| 1997|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67D|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| Repaired|
|Location:||Kasabonika Airport, ON (XKS) (Canada)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Wunnummin Lake Airport, ON (WNN), Canada|
|Destination airport:||Kasabonika Airport, ON (XKS), Canada|
Two passengers received minor injuries and the aircraft was substantially damaged.
The weather at the time was clear and cold and wind from 300░ at 10 gusting to 18 knots. Runway conditions were hard packed snow with ice patches. There are no facilities available at Kasabonika to measure the runway friction index or radio facilities to report it to pilots.
» CADORS id 2011O0246
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Distance from Wunnummin Lake Airport, ON to Kasabonika Airport, ON as the crow flies is 81 km (51 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.