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Last updated: 16 October 2019
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Friday 14 September 2001
Time:21:18
Type:Silhouette image of generic B190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 1900C
Operator:SkyLink Express
Registration: C-GSKC
C/n / msn: UB-27
First flight: 1984
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:St. John's Airport, NL (YYT) (   Canada)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:St. John's Airport, NL (YYT/CYYT), Canada
Destination airport:?
Flightnumber: 621
Narrative:
On take off from runway 11 at St. John's, the crew felt the nose of the aircraft rise to a high-pitch attitude. The aircraft climbed to about 150 to 200 feet, and was about to enter cloud when the crew reduced power. The crew lowered the nose, and force-landed the aircraft on the runway. The main gear, wings, engines and fuselage sustained substantial structural damage. Weather conditions at the time of the crash were reported as: winds 090° at 25 knots gusting to 35 knots, horizontal visibility 1/2 statute mile in light rain and fog, vertical visibility 100 feet, temperature 15° Celsius, dew point 15° Celsius, altimeter 29.31 Hg., pressure dropping.

Classification:
Forced landing on runway

Sources:
» CADORS Number: 2001A0580


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