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Last updated: 22 November 2019
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Date:Wednesday 21 August 2019
Time:05:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Cargomaster
Operator:Morningstar Air Express
Registration: C-FEXE
C/n / msn: 208B0244
First flight: 1990
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR) (   Canada)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR), Canada
Destination airport:Victoria International Airport, BC (YYJ/CYYJ), Canada
Flightnumber:MAL8071
Narrative:
A Cessna 208B aircraft operated by Morningstar Air Express, was conducting flight 8071 from Vancouver to Victoria, BC, Canada with 1 pilot and cargo on board. The aircraft commenced taxiing to runway 08R from the uncontrolled apron 4. A tug with four cargo containers in tow was proceeding in the opposite direction in the vehicle corridor south of apron 4. In the vicinity of taxiway DW, the tug departed the vehicle corridor into apron 4. The tug missed the aircraft but the first cargo container struck the aircraft's left wing. The aircraft sustained substantial damage to the left wing and associated wing structure.
The nighttime weather conditions at the time of the occurrence were rain and 7sm visibility. There were no injuries.

Classification:
Collision with airport equipment
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» TSB A19P0126


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Distance from Vancouver International Airport, BC to Victoria International Airport, BC as the crow flies is 63 km (39 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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