Accident at Fredericton NB


1998-02-03: Mocton ACC was advised at 0347z that ACA646 CL65 was by the beacon on final for runway 15. There was no further contact with the flight. FSS advised local police and hospital of a potential crash. At 0407z it was confirmed that ACA646 was off the runway in the woods. Extent of injuries and damage unknown. Local emergency services responding. TSB investigating. Update: The FSS received a position report from the aircraft as it passed the final approach fix (3.5 miles from touchdown) during its final approach. No further contact was received. The aircraft touched down on runway 15 and remained on the runway surface for about 1800 ft before departing the right side of the runway. The aircraft came to rest about 2000ft from the point where the aircraft left the runway. The Emergency Response Plan was activated at 03:50 and the fire fighting service responded immediately. The aircraft was located aprx 2000 ft from the runway at 0407z in spite of dense fog, darkness, deep snow and lack of visual indicators (nil fire/smoke). Other local emergency services responded as well. The investigation is ongoing:


CADORS Number 1997A0571
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-12-17 - 04:07
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Fredericton NB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Runway excursion

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FSKI | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CANADAIR
Model CL600 2B19(RJ)
Year Built 1994
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA646
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Runway excursion

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