Accident Cessna 208B Grand Caravan C-FPEZ, Friday 8 February 1991
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Date:Friday 8 February 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Owner/operator:Provincial Express
Registration: C-FPEZ
MSN: 208B0120
Year of manufacture:1988
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:137 km N of Goose Bay, NL -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Nain Airport, NL (YDP/CYDP)
Destination airport:Goose Bay Airport, NL (YYR/CYYR)
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan cargo plane was damaged beyond repair in an accident. The pilot was killed.
The VFR flight departed Nain (YDP) and was bound for Goose Bay (YYR), also in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The pilot had descended from the planned en route altitude of 7500 feet to 3500 feet for unknown reasons. The airplane impacted terrain in an open bog in a 55 degree nose and right wing low attitude 85 miles(*137 km) north of Goose Bay.
The pilot had radioed an emergency prior to the accident.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "An uncontrolled flight spin for undetermined reasons."


TSB id. A91A0028
Transport Canada Historical Civil Aircraft Register


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