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Last updated: 20 January 2019
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Saturday 9 February 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic B190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 1900C
Operator:Pacific Coastal Airlines
Registration: C-FPCO
C/n / msn: UB-52
First flight: 1986
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Blue River Airport, BC (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR), Canada
Destination airport:Blue River Airport, BC (CYCP), Canada
Flightnumber: 199
A Beechcraft 1900C, registration C-FPCO, sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Blue River Airport, BC, Canada. There were no injuries.
Pacific Coastal Airlines was on an IFR flight from Vancouver to Blue River. The IFR clearance was cancelled at 9000 feet ASL, above the airport and a VFR approach to runway 19 was carried out. After the aircraft touched down on the 60 foot wide runway, directional control was lost. The aircraft skidded sideways and departed the runway to the left and collided nose first with a large snow bank. The nose wheel collapsed, both propellers were damaged and there is possible damage to the right hand main gear.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Status: No formal investigation conducted
Accident number: A13P0014


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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 Vancouver International Airport, BC to Blue River Airport, BC as the crow flies is 423 km (264 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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