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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205799
Last updated: 24 May 2018
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Date:24-JAN-2018
Time:17:06
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B200 Super King Air
Owner/operator:Bar XH
Registration: C-GPIA
C/n / msn: BB-1667
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Minor
Category:Incident
Location:Calgary International Airport, AB (CYYC) -   Canada
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Medicine Hat, AB (CYHX)
Destination airport:Calgary International Airport, AB (CYYC)
Narrative:
A Beechcraft B200 aircraft operated by Bar XH, was conducting medevac flight BXH555 from Medicine Hat, AB (CYHX) to Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) with 2 flight crew members and 3 passengers on board. During the climb after takeoff at an altitude of approximately 400 feet AGL, the flight crew noticed that the forward upper engine cowl appeared lifted and separated from the lower forward cowl assembly. The flight crew elected to return to CYXH. No emergency was declared and ARFF was not requested. Upon touch down, the upper forward cowling separated from the aircraft and was struck by the propeller on the number 2 engine. No other damage to the aircraft occurred.
The operatorís maintenance removed the number 2 propeller for repair and a serviceable cowling was installed.

Sources:

TSB A18W0009


Revision history:

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07-Feb-2018 14:02 harro Added

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