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Last updated: 18 October 2021
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Friday 31 August 2001
Time:15:57 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Operator:Air Wemindji
Registration: C-GAWM
MSN: 20800196
First flight: 1990
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:22 km (13.8 mls) N of La Grande, QC (   Canada)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:La Grande-LG-4 airstrip, QC (YAH/CYAH), Canada
The engine quit five minutes after switching fuel tanks. A forced landing was carried during which the aircraft struck trees. The plane was destroyed by fire.

Forced landing outside airport

» CADORS Number: 2001Q0731


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