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Last updated: 20 September 2019
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Monday 6 December 1993
Time:12:49 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA226-AT Merlin IV
Operator:Provincial Airlines
Registration: C-GVCY
C/n / msn: AT-003
First flight: 1974
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Deer Lake Airport, NL (YDF) (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Deer Lake Airport, NL (YDF/CYDF), Canada
Flightnumber: 601
Provincial Airlines Flight 601 landed at Deer Lake Airport (YDF). The pilots could not get the no. 1 propeller in reverse pitch. Directional control was lost and the Merlin departed the right side of runway 25.

Runway excursion

» CADORS Number: 1993A0337


photo of Swearingen-SA226-AT-Merlin-IV-C-GVCY
accident date: 06-12-1993
type: Swearingen SA226-AT Merlin IV
registration: C-GVCY
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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