Accident Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster C-FESJ,
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Date:Tuesday 4 March 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster
Owner/operator:Air Georgian
Registration: C-FESJ
MSN: 208B0089
Year of manufacture:1988
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:Barrie-Orillia Lake Simcoe Airport, ON (YLK) -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Hamilton Airport, ON (YHM/CYHM)
Destination airport:Barrie-Orillia Lake Simcoe Airport, ON (YLK/CYLS)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Flight GGN926, a Cessna 208B departed Hamilton on an IFR flight to Lake Simcoe Regional Airport. The flight had been cleared for an IFR approach by the Simcoe controller and changed to the UNICOM frequency.
A witness indicated that as the flight approached the runway, a wing dipped and caught the ground and then the nose struck. There is no specific weather report available for the airport. A pilot report at 1340Z (30 minutes after the accident), distributed by Kingston FSS, indicated severe clear icing in the Simcoe area between 8,500' and 9,500'.


CADORS Number: 1997O0116


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