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Last updated: 20 October 2019
Status:Preliminary
Date:Wednesday 30 January 2019
Time:ca 09:12
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Operator:Air Tindi
Registration: C-GTUC
C/n / msn: BB-268
First flight: 1977
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 30 km from Whatì/Lac La Martre Airport, NT (YLE) (   Canada)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Yellowknife Airport, NT (YZF/CYZF), Canada
Destination airport:Whatì/Lac La Martre Airport, NT (YLE), Canada
Flightnumber:TIN503
Narrative:
A Beechcraft 200 Super King Air operated by Air Tindi was reported missing on a flight from Yellowknife to Whatì in Canada. There were two crew members on board.
Search and rescue teams arrived at the wreckage on January 31. Neither of the two pilots on board survived. Weather at the site is poor with a temperature of -23° C with blowing snow.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: A19W0015

Sources:
» CBC
» Transport Canada


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Yellowknife Airport, NT to Whatì/Lac La Martre Airport, NT as the crow flies is 160 km (100 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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