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Date:Wednesday 25 February 2004
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-210C
Operator:First Air
Registration: C-GNWN
MSN: 21067/414
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 31
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 35
Aircraft damage: Minor
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Edmonton International Airport, AB (YEG) (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Lupin Airport, NT (YWO/CYWO), Canada
Destination airport:Edmonton International Airport, AB (YEG/CYEG), Canada
First Air flight FAB 6501, a Boeing 737-200, operated on a flight from Lupin to Edmonton International Airport, Canada.
The runway visual range (RVR) provided to the crew prior to commencing the approach to runway 12 was RVR 1200 with a runway light setting of 5. The crew performed the ILS approach and touched down to the left of the runway surface. The aircraft travelled for approximately 1,600 feet before returning to the runway. After coming to a full stop, Emergency Services was requested by the flight crew. One runway light, four taxiway lights and one hold sign were struck by the aircraft.


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Distance from Lupin Airport, NT to Edmonton International Airport, AB as the crow flies is 1380 km (862 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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