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Last updated: 30 November 2021
Date:Thursday 26 November 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT43 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
ATR 42-300
Operator:Calm Air International
Registration: C-FAFS
MSN: 298
First flight: 1993-06-08 (27 years 6 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW120
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Naujaat Airport, NU (YUT) (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Rankin Inlet-Sherbrooke Airport, NU (YRT/CYRT), Canada
Destination airport:Naujaat Airport, NU (YUT/CYUT), Canada
A Calm Air ATR 42-300, C-FAFS, suffered a runway excursion while landing at Naujaat, NU (CYUT).
During the landing on runway 34, directional control was lost and the aircraft experienced a runway side excursion on the east side of the runway. The aircraft came to rest approximately 44 meters from the runway edge. The captain suffered serious injuries. The aircraft sustained substantial damage.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: A20C0107

Runway excursion

» TC Cadors 2020C4142

METAR Weather report:
19:00 UTC / 13:00 local time:
CYUT 261900Z 02010KT 15SM FEW150 BKN230 M23/M27 A2965 RMK AC2CI4 SLP047

19:34 UTC / 13:34 local time:
CYUT 261934Z 02006KT 15SM SCT150 BKN240 M23/M26 A2965 RMK AC3CI3 SLP047


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Distance from Rankin Inlet-Sherbrooke Airport, NU to Naujaat Airport, NU as the crow flies is 494 km (309 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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