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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247387
Last updated: 2 February 2021
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Date:17-JAN-2021
Time:21:43 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA227-AC Metro III
Owner/operator:Skycare Air Ambulance
Registration: C-FIOC
C/n / msn: AC-632
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Cat Lake (CYAC), ON -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Kenora Airport, ON (YQK/CYQK)
Destination airport:Cat Lake Airport, ON (YAC/CYAC)
Narrative:
A Fairchild SA227-AC aircraft operated by Skycare Air Ambulance, was operating a flight from Kenora (CYQK), ON to Cat Lake (CYAC), ON with a crew of 2 and 2 passengers on board.
After the nose wheel touched down during the landing roll on Runway 29 at CYAC, the crew experienced difficulty in maintaining directional control of the aircraft and it veered off the right side of the runway. The crew and passengers exited the aircraft without any injuries. There was no damage to the aircraft or runway lights. Subsequently, the crew was able to taxi the aircraft back to the apron.
The operator's maintenance personnel inspected the aircraft and found the nose wheel steering amplifier had failed. The steering amplifier was replaced and the aircraft was returned to service.

Sources:

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Revision history:

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02-Feb-2021 18:55 harro Added

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