Accident BAe 3212 Jetstream 32 C-FNAA, Tuesday 23 January 2024
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Date:Tuesday 23 January 2024
Time:06:42 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic JS32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
BAe 3212 Jetstream 32
Owner/operator:Northwestern Air Lease Ltd
Registration: C-FNAA
MSN: 929
Year of manufacture:1991
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Fort Smith Airport (YSM/CYSM) -   Canada
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Fort Smith Airport, NT (YSM/CYSM)
Destination airport:Diavik Diamond Mine Airport (DVK/CDK2)
Investigating agency: TSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Northwestern Air Lease flight PLR738, a BAe 3212 Jetstream 32 commuter airplane, was destroyed when it collided with terrain shortly after take off from runway 30 at Fort Smith Airport (YSM/CYSM), Northwest Territories.
The aircraft come down c 500-1100m west of the airport in a wooded area.
Two crew members and four passengers sustained fatal injuries. Only one remaining occupant survived.


METARs about the accident time (c. 1550Z):
CYSM 231624Z 32005KT 10SM -SN OVC065 M19/M22 A2978 RMK SC8 WIND EST SLP111=
CYSM 231534Z 32005KT 3SM -SN OVC065 M19/M22 A2977 RMK SC8 WIND EST SLP108=




Northwestern Air Lease C-FNAA, Taken at Fort Smith, NWT, Canada 23 Aug 2017, by M. Ypelaar

Photo: TSB Canada

Revision history:

24-Jan-2024 03:26 Geno Added
24-Jan-2024 05:24 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative, Category]
24-Jan-2024 05:48 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
24-Jan-2024 05:49 RobertMB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
24-Jan-2024 07:27 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Source]
24-Jan-2024 09:47 paneuropean Updated [Destination airport, Source]
24-Jan-2024 14:59 RobertMB Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Nature, Source, Narrative, Category]
24-Jan-2024 18:29 Aerossurance Updated [Source, Narrative]
24-Jan-2024 18:38 Captain Adam Updated [Location, Narrative, Category]
24-Jan-2024 18:39 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]
24-Jan-2024 20:37 SP302470 Updated [Narrative]
26-Jan-2024 06:58 Aerossurance Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
26-Jan-2024 07:00 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code]
27-Jan-2024 07:40 Anon. Updated [Embed code, Photo]
27-Jan-2024 07:41 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Embed code, Photo]
27-Jan-2024 07:46 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Narrative]
29-Jan-2024 14:30 harro Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Narrative]
29-Jan-2024 14:30 harro Updated [Other fatalities]
05-Apr-2024 10:02 ASN Updated

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