Crash-aerien 01 DEC 1993 d'un Shorts 330-300UTT C-FPQE - Umiujaq Airport, QC (YUD)
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Statuts:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:mercredi 1 dcembre 1993
Heure:15:10
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic SH33 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shorts 330-300UTT
Compagnie:Gouvernement du Québec
Immatriculation: C-FPQE
Numéro de série: SH.3124
Année de Fabrication: 1988
Heures de vol:1323
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 2
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 11
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 13
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:près de Umiujaq Airport, QC (YUD) (   Canada)
Phase de vol: En approche (APR)
Nature:Charter National
Aéroport de départ:Kuujjuarapik Airport, QC (YGW/CYGW), Canada
Aéroport de destination:Umiujaq Airport, QC (YUD/CYMU), Canada
Détails:
The two pilots were transporting Hydro-Québec employees from Kuujjuarapik to Umiujaq. The flight departed at 14:44. Thirty miles from Umiujaq, the crew commenced the descent. Seven miles from the village, the aircraft was at an altitude of 700 feet and the crew could see the ground. The crew used a GPS waypoint to supplement visual navigation and continued their step-down procedure to about 200 feet agl. When turning onto the final approach to runway 21, the pilot-in-command initiated a turn with at least 35 degrees of bank angle, and the aircraft stalled. The pilot-in-command initiated a stall recovery and called for full power. The aircraft did not gain sufficient altitude to overfly the rising terrain, and it crashed.

Probable Cause:

CAUSES: "The stalling speed of the aircraft increased due to ice on the leading edge of the wings and because the pilot made a steep turn; the aircraft stalled at an altitude from which the pilot was unable to recover. A contributing factor was the crew's decision to continue the visual approach into Umiujaq despite the weather conditions reported."

Accident investigation:

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Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 3 months
Accident number: TSB Report A93Q0245
Download report: Final report

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 6/94 (#160)


Opérations de secours

TSB issued 3 Safety Recommendations

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Photos

photo of Shorts-330-UTT-G-BPYU
accident date: 01-12-1993
type: Shorts 330-UTT
registration: G-BPYU
 

Plan
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 Kuujjuarapik Airport, QC et Umiujaq Airport, QC est de 158 km (99 miles).

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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