Plane File Number BEA2017-0703 Accident, Fond du Lac, on 13 December 2017, ATR - ATR42, C-GWEA

Accident to the ATR42 registered C-GWEA and operated by West Wind Aviation on 13/12/2017 at Fond du Lac [Investigation led by TSB / Canada]

Summary

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Canadian authorities:

C-GWEA, an Aerospatiale ATR 42-320 aircraft operated by West Wind Aviation, was conducting a flight from Fond-Du-Lac, SK (CZFD) to Stony Rapids, SK (CYSF) with 22 passengers and 3 crew members on board. Shortly after takeoff from Runway 28 at CZFD, the aircraft collided with terrain in a wooded area, approximately 0.75 nm from the end of Runway 28. 2 persons sustained serious injuries and 2 received minor injuries.