ASN Aircraft accident ATR 42-300 C-FJYV Churchill Airport, MB (YYQ)
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Sunday 9 March 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT43 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 42-300
Operator:Calm Air International
Registration: C-FJYV
MSN: 216
First flight: 1991-03-13 (23 years )
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW120
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Churchill Airport, MB (YYQ) (   Canada)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Thompson Airport, MB (YTH/CYTH), Canada
Destination airport:Churchill Airport, MB (YYQ/CYYQ), Canada
The Calm Air ATR 42-300, C-FJYV, had landed at Churchill Airport, Canada. While the aircraft was taxiing from the runway on taxiway Alpha the right main landing-gear collapsed. The right wing and propeller struck the ground. The crew declared an emergency and the passengers were evacuated. There were no injuries. The aircraft sustained substantial damage.

Landing gear collapse
Damaged on the ground

» TSB Report A14C0039


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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 Thompson Airport, MB to Churchill Airport, MB as the crow flies is 396 km (247 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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