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Accident description
Last updated: 25 June 2018
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Wednesday 25 September 2013
Time:ca 14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:Morningstar Air Express
Registration: C-FEXV
C/n / msn: 208B0482
First flight: 1995
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hudson Bay, ON (   Canada)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Sault Ste. Marie Airport, ON (YAM/CYAM), Canada
Destination airport:Sault Ste. Marie Airport, ON (YAM/CYAM), Canada
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan was damaged beyond repair after impacting the water of Hudson Bay, Canada.
A visual flight rules (VFR) flight plan had been filed for a local flight in the vicinity of Sault Ste. Marie, ON. The airplane was overdue and an ELT signal was picked up 1,200 kilometres north of Sault Ste. Marie.
Search and rescue parties located debris consistent with a plane crash in the waters of Hudson Bay the next morning. There was no sign of the pilot. Debris was located in an area about 500 kilometres east of Churchill, MB., 200 kilometres from Fort Severn, ON.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Status: No formal investigation conducted
Accident number: A13O0182

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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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