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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174169
Last updated: 23 January 2022
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8C model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-315 Dash 8
Owner/operator:Air Inuit
Registration: C-FYAI
MSN: 420
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 30
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location: Umiujaq Airport -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport: Umiujaq Airport
Destination airport: Kuujjuarapik Airport
An Air Inuit de Havilland Dash 8-300, registration C-FYAI performing flight 3H-851 from Umiujaq,QC to Kuujjuarapik,QC (Canada) with 27 passengers and 3 crew, was rotating for takeoff from Umiujaq when the tail of the aircraft contacted the runway surface without the crew noticing the contact. The aircraft continued to Kuujjuarapik for a safe landing. No injuries occurred.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

7 Sep 2021 C-FYAI Air Inuit 0 180 nm SW of Kuujjuaq, QC non


Photo of C-FYAI courtesy

Montréal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (CYUL / YUL)
23 July 2021; (c) Pierre Langlois

Revision history:

28-Feb-2015 15:00 ryan Added

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