Accident Cessna 208B Grand Caravan C-FLAQ,
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Date:Tuesday 2 April 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Owner/operator:Labrador Airways
Registration: C-FLAQ
MSN: 208B0306
Year of manufacture:1992
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:Nain Airport, NL (YDP) -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR/CYYR)
Destination airport:Nain Airport, NL (YDP/CYDP)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The aircraft undershot during the final stage of the approach to runway 06 at Nain Airport, Newfoundland, Canada, impacting the ground some 300 feet short of the threshold. The pilot later reported that she was trying to touchdown as close to the threshold as possible because the runway is only 2,000 feet long and was known to be icy.
The sky was overcast and the approach path was over an area of flat, snow covered, featureless terrain. Another pilot who landed about 30 minutes after the accident reported 'serious whiteout conditions.


ICAO Adrep Summary 3/96
TSB Canada A96A0045


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