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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 23080
Last updated: 3 November 2019
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Date:14-SEP-2001
Time:00:35 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft TC-45G
Owner/operator:Dynamic Avlease Inc
Registration: N45N
C/n / msn: 5715
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:82 NM E of Mayo at Swan Lake airtsrip, Yukon -   Canada
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Whitehorse, YT
Destination airport:Swan Lake YT
Narrative:
The pilot of N45N, a Beech UC-45J (18) was on a flight from Whitehorse to Swan Lake in the Yukon Territory to pick up some moose hunters at a hunting camp and then return to Whitehorse. It was reported by someone on the ground that while departing from the 2,000 foot Swan Lake airstrip, the aircraft appeared to lose power and descended to the ground. The a/c came to rest inverted and there was a post-impact fire. The aircraft was destroyed and the 3 people on board are believed dead. Two investigators from the Edmonton office of the TSB are en route to the site. Transport Canada has appointed a Minister's Observer.

2001/09/19 UPDATE TSB reported that the pilot of the Beech UC45J, serial number 43-51312, N45N had just taken off for Mayo, Yukon with two passengers on board. The aircraft crashed into a creek bed just off the end of the runway and came to rest in four feet of water. A post-crash fire ensued. There were no survivors.

Sources:

http://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/rapports-reports/aviation/2001/a01w0239/a01w0239.pdf
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=45N&x=-797&y=-453
https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1036637/
http://john2031.com/twin_beech_18/usn_snb_jrb/aircraft_photos.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
05-May-2013 22:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
05-May-2013 22:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative]
21-Sep-2014 14:52 A.J.Scholten Updated [Cn, Narrative]
21-Sep-2014 14:53 A.J.Scholten Updated [Narrative]

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