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Last updated: 24 October 2020
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Sonntag 20 Juli 1986
Zeit:14:48
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-296
Fluggesellschaft:Quebecair
Kennzeichen: C-GQBH
Werknummer: 22516/759
Baujahr: 1981-04-14 (5 years 3 months)
Betriebsstunden:12210
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 58
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 64
Sachschaden: Unbekannt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Wabush Airport, NL (YWK) (   Kanada)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Wabush Airport, NL (YWK/CYWK), Kanada
Flug nach:Sept-Îles Airport, QC (YZV/CYZV), Kanada
Flugnummer: 461
Unfallbericht:
Flight 461 was cleared for a runway 19 departure, bound for Sept-Iles Airport. During the takeoff roll, the first officer sighted a bird on the runway. Accelerating through 114 knots this seagull was ingested into the left engine. At 126 knots (V1 was calculated to be 127 kts) the engine began to lose power. The takeoff was aborted, reversers selected, speedbrakes deployed and maximum wheel braking applied. The aircraft left the runway about 175 feet before the runway's end. It came to rest in a bog 200 feet beyond the end of the runway. Because the runway was wet, the distance required to stop the aircraft exceeded that which was available. Pre-flight takeoff performance calculations did not take into account the effects of the wet runway, nor was such a calculation required by regulation.

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Circular 145-AN/147 (70-85)


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Distance from Wabush Airport, NL to Sept-Îles Airport, QC as the crow flies is 301 km (188 miles).

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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