Exploits Valley B190 at Gander on Apr 20th 2016, nose gear collapsed on landing

Last Update: April 21, 2016 / 22:01:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 20, 2016

Classification
Accident

Flight number
AC-7804

Destination
Gander, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FEVA

Aircraft Type
BEECH C-12J

ICAO Type Designator
B190

Airport ICAO Code
CYQX

An Exploits Valley Air Service Beech 1900D on behalf of Air Canada, registration C-FEVA performing flight AC-7804 from Goose Bay,NL to Gander,NL (Canada) with 14 passengers and 2 crew, landed on Gander's runway 03, however, the nose gear collapsed causing the aircraft to skid on its nose to a stop. 3 passengers received minor injuries.

Passengers reported the crew advised they had a 50/50 chance to make it into Gander due to weather, they would divert to Deer Lake in case they could not make it into Gander. The final approach was seriously turbulent, the aircraft struck the runway nose first, which spun the aircraft around doing a 360, the right hand propeller made contact with the runway surface causing damage to the propeller blades, at least one separated and struck the side wall of the cabin but did not penetrate the cabin.

The Canadian Transportation Safety Board (TSB) dispatched a team of investigators on site and is collecting data.

Metars:
CYQX 210200Z CCA 33032G42KT 1/2SM R03/2200FT/D R13/2200FT/N -SN BLSN OVC007 M02/M04 A2925 RMK BLSN6SF2 /S03/ SLP913
CYQX 210100Z 33032G46KT 1/2SM R03/2200FT/N R13/2400FT/N -SN BLSN OVC007 M02/M04 A2927 RMK BLSN6SF2 /S02/ SLP920
CYQX 210000Z 33036G52KT 1/2SM R03/2800V5000FT/N R13/3000V5500FT/N -SN BLSN OVC007 M03/M04 A2930 RMK BLSN6SF2 /S04/ SLP931
CYQX 202342Z 33029G41KT 1/2SM R03/2400V4000FT/D R13/3000FT/N -SN BLSN OVC006 M03/M04 A2931 RMK BLSN6SF2 SLP935
CYQX 202328Z 33032G47KT 3/8SM R03/1600V2200FT/N R13/2200FT/N -SN BLSN OVC006 M03/M04 A2931 RMK BLSN7SF1 SLP935
CYQX 202313Z 33033G46KT 1/4SM R03/2000FT/N R13/1400V2400FT/N SN BLSN VV008 M03/M04 A2932 RMK BLSN8 SLP938
CYQX 202300Z CCA 33030G41KT 1/8SM R03/1400V2000FT/N R13/1000V1600FT/N +SN BLSN VV002 M03/M04 A2933 RMK BLSN8 /S30/ SLP940
CYQX 202200Z CCA 33036G48KT 1/8SM R03/0900V2000FT/N R13/1200V2200FT/ +SN BLSN VV002 M03/M04 A2935 RMK BLSN8 /S25/ PRESFR SLP947
CYQX 202200Z 33036G48KT 1/8SM R03/0900V2000FT/N R13/1200V2200FT/ +SN BLSN VV002M03/M04 A2935 RMK BLSN8 /S09/ PRESFR SLP947
CYQX 202100Z CCA 33031G42KT 1/8SM R03/1600FT/N R13/1400V2000FT/N +SN BLSN VV002 M03/M05 A2938 RMK BLSN8 /S16/ SLP958
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-FEVA
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
Certification Basis
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
Beech
Aircraft Model / Type
1900D
ICAO Aircraft Type
B190
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
Main Owner
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Aircraft registration data reproduced and distributed with the permission of the Government of Canada.

Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 20, 2016

Classification
Accident

Flight number
AC-7804

Destination
Gander, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FEVA

Aircraft Type
BEECH C-12J

ICAO Type Designator
B190

Airport ICAO Code
CYQX

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