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Float Plane Crash Yellowknife - Float Docks

Post by Cadismack » Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:14 pm

Anyone have any information about this? My condolences to those affected and prayers that everyone is ok.
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Post by gabo » Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:18 pm

I just heard on the CBC news that the plane crashed into a house in Old Town, as of now there is nothing about it on CBC's website.

The News North Website says the plane was a Twin Otter with 7 people on board. I don't have a subsciption to that site so i wasn't able to read any more, does anybody knows whether it was a Tindi plane or ASC plane?
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Post by Cadismack » Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:20 pm

Unconfirmed, but I have heard that the plane is on the road and had taken out some power lines.
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Post by gabo » Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:25 pm

I'm hoping it is just on a road but unfortuatly i am very familiar with old town and there are very few places big enough to put an airplane down safely.
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Post by Cadismack » Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:29 pm

Just heard on the radio that it was an Arctic Sunwest plane and they figure that it might have hit a building. Some of the people I work with have seen pictures already and apparently it has come to rest on a few cars, still right-side-up (not able to see the front). Again this is all unconfirmed.
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Post by gabo » Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:32 pm

This is from the CBC website:


Plane crashes into Yellowknife home

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Posted: Sep 22, 2011 3:24 PM CT

Last Updated: Sep 22, 2011 3:19 PM CT
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People are being treated for life-threatening injuries after a plane hit a house in Yellowknife.

The plane apparently clipped a house and some power lines in Old Town, Yellowknife.

The accident happened near a narrow peninsula that goes into Great Slave Lake. There are two float plane marinas nearby.
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Post by gabo » Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:44 pm

CBC just put a picture up on its website, Definatly a Twin Otter and does look like it belongs to ASC, The Plane does appear to still be in good shape for the most part but thats kind of hard to tell, Hope everyone is OK.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/sto ... house.html
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Post by Cadismack » Thu Sep 22, 2011 1:52 pm

Definitely Sunwest
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Post by gabo » Thu Sep 22, 2011 2:00 pm

That Picture looks far worse
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Post by slowstream » Thu Sep 22, 2011 2:30 pm

My thoughts and prayers are with them and hope everyone is okay.
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Post by EastCoaster » Thu Sep 22, 2011 2:46 pm

Have seen the site first hand and it's not a good scene. Please pray for everyone involved. The folks at ASW are a tremendous group of people and need all of our prayers and well wishes right now.
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Post by Rowdy » Thu Sep 22, 2011 2:53 pm

Terrible thing. My thoughts and prayers are with the crew and the pax. I hope everyone comes out okay. Doesnt look to be much left of the cockpit etc. :cry:
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Post by sky's the limit » Thu Sep 22, 2011 3:00 pm

Judging by the photo, I'm not sure this ended well for the crew. Thoughts and condolences to friends, family, and ASW.

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Post by North Shore » Thu Sep 22, 2011 3:03 pm

Oh, no. If anyone knows crew names, please pm, thanks.

Edited in light of below: thoughts and condolences to all at ASW.
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Post by agent0 » Thu Sep 22, 2011 3:06 pm

Radio confirmed 2 fatalities 7 injuries. My heart is on the floor...please pm crew names
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Post by Go Guns » Thu Sep 22, 2011 3:17 pm

My thoughts and condolences to friends, family, and everyone at ASW.
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Post by AllClutch » Thu Sep 22, 2011 3:38 pm

Condolences to all involved,
If anyone knows the name of the FO a pm would be appreciated.
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Post by cdnpilot77 » Thu Sep 22, 2011 3:42 pm

Condolences to all those at ASW, friends and family. Another sad day
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Post by AJV » Thu Sep 22, 2011 4:25 pm

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Looks terrible, heartfelt condolences......
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Post by North Shore » Thu Sep 22, 2011 4:33 pm

Meatservo, you out there?
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Post by cdnpilot77 » Thu Sep 22, 2011 4:39 pm

AJV wrote:Image

Looks terrible, heartfelt condolences......

It does look terrible!! It has obviously hit something large, direct and square on the nose. however, the rest of the aircraft seemes to have held together and stood up amazingly well and probably saved some lives with some excellent engineering. Condolences once again and prayers for the injured, families, and friends.
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Post by Rudder Bug » Thu Sep 22, 2011 4:53 pm

Please PM the names. My old buddy might have been in it. I emailed him but no reply yet.
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Post by Mclovin » Thu Sep 22, 2011 5:01 pm

Any info on the crew would be greatly appreciated. Anyone with knowledge please send a PM please.
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Post by visual approach » Thu Sep 22, 2011 6:06 pm

Please ad me to the list for a PM of crew names.
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