Loss of control Serious incident de Havilland Canada DHC-8-102 C-GZKH, Friday 27 May 2005
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Date:Friday 27 May 2005
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-102
Owner/operator:Provincial Airlines Limited
Registration: C-GZKH
MSN: 117
Year of manufacture:1988
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage:
Category:Serious incident
Location:St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador -   Canada
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: TSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
A de Havilland DHC-8-100 (Dash 8) aircraft (registration C-GZKH, serial number 117) operated by Provincial Airlines Limited was a passenger revenue flight from St. John's to Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador, with 36 passengers and 3 crew on board. During the climb-out from St. John's, the indicated airspeed gradually decreased to the point that the aircraft entered an aerodynamic stall. The aircraft descended rapidly, out of control, losing 4200 feet before recovery was effected approximately 40 seconds later. The incident occurred during daylight hours in instrument meteorological conditions. There were no injuries and the aircraft was not damaged.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: TSB
Report number: A05A0059
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 9 months
Download report: Final report



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