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Last updated: 13 July 2020
Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 3 December 2019
Time:09:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Basler BT-67 Turbo 67 (DC-3T)
Operator:North Star Air
Registration: C-FKAL
C/n / msn: 13840
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67R
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:0,5 km (0.3 mls) SW of Sachigo Lake Airport, ON (ZPB) (   Canada)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Red Lake Airport, ON (YRL/CYRL), Canada
Destination airport:Sachigo Lake Airport, ON (ZPB/CZPB), Canada
Narrative:
The Basler BT-67 aircraft operated by North Star Air, collided with terrain approximately 500 metres southwest of the threshold of runway 10 of Sachigo Lake Airport, Ontario, Canada. The aircraft came to rest in trees.
The 2 flight crew members received no injuries.

Sources:
» North Star Air press release
» TSB


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Distance from Red Lake Airport, ON to Sachigo Lake Airport, ON as the crow flies is 330 km (206 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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