Runway excursion Accident Fairchild SA227-AC Metro III C-FITW, Monday 4 March 2002
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Date:Monday 4 March 2002
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild SA227-AC Metro III
Owner/operator:Provincial Airlines
Registration: C-FITW
MSN: AC-638
Year of manufacture:1986
Engine model:Garrett TPE331-11U-611G
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR) -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:St. John's Airport, NL (YYT/CYYT)
Destination airport:Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR/CYYR)
Investigating agency: TSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The aircraft landed on a runway covered with one inch of snow. Directional control was lost and the airplane ran off the right side of the runway, colliding with a snowbank. The aircraft was considered damaged beyond repair and sold to Dodson International Air Parts.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: TSB
Report number: A02A0030
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year 1 month
Download report: Final report


ICAO Adrep 3/02
CADORS Number: 2002A0136



photo (c); Rantoul, KS; 30 April 2013; (CC:by-sa)

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