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Last updated: 18 February 2020
Date:Tuesday 6 August 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:Alkan Air
Registration: C-FSKF
C/n / msn: 208B0673
First flight: 1998
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:46 km (28.8 mls) ENE of Mayo Airport, YT (YMA) (   Canada)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Rackla Airstrip, YT, Canada
Destination airport:Mayo Airport, YT (YMA/CYMA), Canada
A Cessna 208 Caravan of Alkan Air was damaged beyond repair when it crashed into the side of a mountain north of Mayo Lake, Yukon, Canada The pilot and passenger were fatally injured.
The aircraft departed from Rackla Airstrip with Mayo Airport (YMA/CYMA), YT. Approximately 25 nm ENE of Mayo, the aircraft entered a box canyon and impacted the north face of Mt. Albert.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: A19W0105



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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 Rackla Airstrip, YT to Mayo Airport, YT as the crow flies is 145 km (91 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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