Gear-up landing Incident Piper PA-31-350 Chieftain C-FVWY, Friday 8 January 2010
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Date:Friday 8 January 2010
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-31-350 Chieftain
Owner/operator:Superior Airways Ltd.
Registration: C-FVWY
MSN: 31-8252063
Year of manufacture:1982
Engine model:Avco Lycoming TIO-540-J2BD
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Bloodvein River Airport, Manitoba -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Red Lake Airport, Pikangikum, Ontario (CYRL)
Destination airport:Bloodvein River Airport, Manitobe (CZTA)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
C-FVWY, a Piper Navajo operated by Superior Airways, was landing at Bloodvein River with 14 people on board when the aircraft was landed gear up. The aircraft came to rest on the runway and there were no injuries. There is damage to the props, belly and flaps. A NOTAM was issued closing the runway.

TSB reported that the Piper PA-31-350 aircraft, registration C-FVWY was on final approach into Bloodvein River, MB on a flight from Pikangikum, ON. The aircraft landed with the landing gear retracted on Runway 18. The aircraft came to a stop on the middle of the runway; the runway was then closed. There were no injuries and the aircraft sustained substantial damage.


1. CADORS Number:2010C0062
2. TSB Occurrence No:A10C0004
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Revision history:

09-Jan-2010 14:41 slowkid Added
10-Jan-2010 07:22 RobertMB Updated [Time, Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport]
10-Jan-2010 13:05 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
20-Apr-2015 18:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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