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Last updated: 23 April 2021
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Date:Monday 23 November 2020
Time:14:45 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-7-110
Operator:British Antarctic Survey
Registration: VP-FBQ
MSN: 111
First flight: 1988
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:North Bay Airport, ON (YYB) (   Canada)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The British Antarctic Survey DHC-7 (VP-FBQ), with three maintenance personnel on board, had completed a maintenance run-up procedure and was taxiing back to the Voyageur Airways ramp, at the North Bay Airport, Ontario (CYYB). While maneuvering to park, it was reported that a no. 4 engine runaway may have occurred, resulting in a loss of control. The aircraft collided with a Voyageur Airways DHC-8-314 (C-FEXZ) aircraft; there were no injuries reported but both aircraft were substantially damaged.

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» TSB A20O0103


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