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Accident description
Last updated: 24 May 2018
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Saturday 14 October 2017
Time:00:09
Type:Silhouette image of generic B190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 1900D
Operator:Exploits Valley Air Services
Registration: C-GORZ
C/n / msn: UE-134
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Unknown
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Moncton/Greater Moncton International Airport, NB (YQM) (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Halifax International Airport, NS (YHZ/CYHZ), Canada
Destination airport:Moncton/Greater Moncton International Airport, NB (YQM/CYQM), Canada
Flightnumber:EVS7764
Narrative:
A Beech 1900D aircraft operated by Exploits Valley Air Service (EVAS), was conducting flight EVS7764 from Halifax International Airport to Moncton International Airport, Canada. Upon landing at Moncton the aircraft was flared slightly high, the stall warning was heard and the aircraft landed firmly. The crew did a post-landing walk around, observed no damage and secured the aircraft for the night. The following day, the aircraft was flown 3 additional legs.
Upon inspection, the operator’s maintenance discovered the rear tail strakes had suffered damage from a previous landing. A flight ferry permit was obtained, and the aircraft flown to Gander Aiport for repair, and subsequently returned to service on October 21.

Classification:
Tailstrike

Sources:
» TSB A17A0079


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Distance from Halifax International Airport, NS to Moncton/Greater Moncton International Airport, NB as the crow flies is 163 km (102 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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