Runway excursion Accident Swearingen SA226-AT Merlin IV C-GVCY,
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Date:Monday 6 December 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Swearingen SA226-AT Merlin IV
Owner/operator:Provincial Airlines
Registration: C-GVCY
MSN: AT-003
Year of manufacture:1974
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Deer Lake Airport, NL (YDF) -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Halifax International Airport, NS (YHZ/CYHZ)
Destination airport:Deer Lake Airport, NL (YDF/CYDF)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Provincial Airlines flight 601 suffered a runway excursion on landing at Deer Lake Airport (YDF), Canada.
During the landing roll on the snow covered runway 25 the aircraft started to veer to the right. The pilot's attempt to regain directional control by the use of full left rudder and maximum reverse on the left engine was unsuccessful and the aircraft struck snowbanks, collapsing the nose and left landing gear.


CADORS Number: 1993A0337
ICAO Adrep Summary 6/94



photo (c); Rantoul, KS; 30 April 2013; (CC:by-sa)

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