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Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Saturday 27 February 1999
Time:14:20 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B100 King Air
Operator:Crown Charter Services
Registration: C-GBTS
MSN: BE-73
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Muskoka Airport, ON (YQA) (   Canada)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Kitchener-Waterloo Regional Airport, ON (YKF/CYKF), Canada
Destination airport:Muskoka Airport, ON (YQA/CYQA), Canada
The Beechcraft B100 King Air aircraft was on an IFR approach to Muskoka Airport, ON (YQA), Canada when it struck trees in a steep nose down attitude on final approach to runway 18. The two occupants, pilot and one passenger, were seriously injured and transported to hospitals in Toronto by air ambulance. Weather at the time of the accident was ceiling 1,000 AGL overcast, visibility six (6) miles. The wind was 140 degrees true at 02 knots.

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Distance from Kitchener-Waterloo Regional Airport, ON to Muskoka Airport, ON as the crow flies is 188 km (117 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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