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Last updated: 13 November 2019
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:mardi 29 novembre 1988
Heure:23:01
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic BE10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A100 King Air
Compagnie:Voyageur Airways
Immatriculation: C-GJUL
Numéro de série: B-218
Année de Fabrication: 1975
Heures de vol:9420
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-28
Equipage:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 2 / à bord: 2
Total:victimes: 4 / à bord: 4
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:2,4 km (1.5 milles) SW of Chapleau Airport, ON (YLD) (   Canada)
Phase de vol: En approche (APR)
Nature:Ambulance
Aéroport de départ:Timmins Airport, ON (YTS/CYTS), Canada
Aéroport de destination:Chapleau Airport, ON (YLD/CYLD), Canada
Numéro de vol: 796
Détails:
The air ambulance Beechcraft A100 King Air, Voyageur 796, with two flight crew members and two paramedics on board, departed Timmins for Chapleau, Ontario on an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight. There, a seriously injured person was to be boarded and
flown to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The aircraft proceeded from Timmins en route at 12,000 feet, and, on arrival at Chapleau, the
aircraft overflew the airport at low altitude and crashed 1.5 miles southwest of the airport. The four occupants were fatally injured, and the aircraft was destroyed by the impact and post-impact fire.

Probable Cause:

Causes: "The flight crew descended below the minimum applicable IFR altitude while approaching the Chapleau NDB. It could not be determined why the crew allowed the aircraft to descend, in controlled flight, into the ground."

Sources:
» Despite errors, agency refuses to re-open plane crash probe (CBC, 23-1-2013)


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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Timmins Airport, ON et Chapleau Airport, ON est de 167 km (104 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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