AvSafety- Beech 1900D Regional, Gander (CYQX) Canada (Pics/News Story)

Status: Preliminary - official
Date: Wednesday 20 April 2016
Time: 21:40
Type: Beechcraft 1900D
Operator: Exploits Valley Air Services
Registration: C-FEVA
C/n / msn: UE-126
First flight: 1994
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67D
Crew: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location: Gander Airport, NF (YQX) ( Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature: Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport: Goose Bay Airport, NF (YYR/CYYR), Canada
Destination airport: Gander Airport, NF (YQX/CYQX), Canada
Flightnumber: 7804
The aircraft experienced a hard landing in low visibility and high wind conditions at Gander International Airport (CYQX), Newfoundland and Labrador. The airplane sustained unreported damage and three of the sixteen occupants onboard received minor injuries. ((METAR- Winds gusting to 52Kt)


I believe nose gear sustained damage.

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MaxSez: Good catch Damian! Great human interest and video.

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Can you please post source links in the topic? It makes it easier for the reader to find.

By the way it isn’t ‘Beachcraft’ its ‘Beechcraft’.


@Boeing707… What are friends for. Thanks for the spell check Professor. Max


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