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Last updated: 4 August 2021
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Date:Sunday 11 July 2021
Time:15:55 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Operator:Air Tunilik
Registration: C-GUAY
MSN: 20800255
First flight: 1996
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Rex North Mining Camp, QC (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Puvirnituq Airport, QC (YPX/CYPX), Canada
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A float-equipped Cessna 208 aircraft operated by Air Tunilik departed Puvurnituq Airport, QC (CYPX) to the Rex North Mining Camp, QC with only one pilot on board. The wheels were not retracted prior to landing, so when the floats touched the water, the aircraft flipped over.
The pilot was able to evacuate the aircraft.

Classification:
Runway mishap

Sources:
» TSB A21Q0054


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