Accident de Havilland Canada DHC-8-106 C-FDWO, Thursday 20 July 2017
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Date:Thursday 20 July 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-106
Owner/operator:Air Creebec
Registration: C-FDWO
MSN: 277
Year of manufacture:1991
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PW121
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:74 km N of Val-d'Or -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Chisasibi Airport, QC (YKU)
Destination airport:Val-d’Or Airport, QC (YVO/CYVO)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Air Creebec flight 236 was en route from Chisasibi to Val-d'Or, Quebec, Canada, at 8000 feet when it suffered a lightning strike.
Subsequently the right generator stopped. The crew worked the Quick Reference Manual (QRH) and reset it. The flight continued to the destination without further problems.
A post-flight inspection revealed significant damage to the aircraft. The operator's maintenance staff replaced the right aileron, right wing tip, rectifier number 2, and the tail cone. The aircraft was back in service on July 25, 2017.


TSB Report A17Q0110

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