Runway excursion Accident Bristol 170 Freighter 31 C-FTPA,
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Date:Thursday 24 April 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic B170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Bristol 170 Freighter 31
Owner/operator:Hawkair Aviation Services
Registration: C-FTPA
MSN: 13157
Year of manufacture:1953
Engine model:Bristol Hercules 734
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Bronson Creek Airport, BC (YBM) -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Wrangell Airport, AK (WRG/PAWG)
Destination airport:Bronson Creek Airport, BC (YBM)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The right wing dropped on landing; the aircraft ground looped and ran off the runway into a ditch. Maintenance suspects that the bolts attaching the right horizontal gear support to the main wheel had failed.


ICAO Adrep Summary 1/99 (#22)
Scramble 218



photo (c) Werner Fischdick; Terrace Airport, BC (YXT); 09 July 1994

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