Accident Saunders ST-27 C-FCNT, Monday 28 May 1984
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Date:Monday 28 May 1984
Time:16:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic st27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Saunders ST-27
Owner/operator:Labrador Airways
Registration: C-FCNT
MSN: 007
Year of manufacture:1972
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, written off
Category:Accident
Location:St. John's Airport, NL (YYT) -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:St. Anthony Airport, NL (YAY/CYAY)
Destination airport:St. John's Airport, NL (YYT/CYYT)
Narrative:
The left main gear failed to lock down and collapsed during the landing roll. The damper lever jack, the main jack, and the lever stay link of the left gear assembly had failed in overload before the emergency landing. The cause of the failure could not be determined.

The ST-27 was converted from a Royal Air Force Queen´s Flight de Havilland Heron CC.Mk4 (c/n 14141), serial XR391.

Sources:

The Calgary Herald - May 29, 1984

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