ASN Aircraft accident Beechcraft B300 King Air 350 C-GEAS Thunder Bay Airport, ON (YQT) 
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Last updated: 8 August 2022
Date:Monday 31 January 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic B350 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B300 King Air 350
Operator:Air Tindi
On behalf of:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: C-GEAS
C/n / msn: FL-17
First flight: 1990
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Thunder Bay Airport, ON (YQT) (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Trenton Canadian Forces Base, ON (YTR/CYTR), Canada
Destination airport:Thunder Bay Airport, ON (YQT/CYQT), Canada
A Beechcraft B300 King Air 350, owned by Air Tindi and operating for the Royal Canadian Air Force, sustained substantial damage when it was involved in a runway excursion accident after landing on runway 25 at Thunder Bay Airport (YQT/CYQT), Ontario, Canada.
The three people onboard were not injured.

Runway excursion


METAR Weather report:
16:00 UTC / 11:00 local time:
CYQT 311600Z 20002KT 20SM OVC022 M11/M13 A2991 RMK SC8 SLP150

17:26 UTC / 12:26 local time:
CYQT 311726Z VRB02KT 20SM OVC022 M08/M10 A2989 RMK SC8 SLP140


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Distance from Trenton Canadian Forces Base, ON to Thunder Bay Airport, ON as the crow flies is 1014 km (634 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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