Date & Time: Dec 13, 2017 at 1815 LT
Type of aircraft:
ATR42-300
Operator:
Registration:
C-GWEA
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Fond-du-Lac - Stony Rapids
MSN:
240
YOM:
1991
Flight number:
WEW280
Country:
Canada
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
22
Pax fatalities:
1
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Shortly after a night takeoff from Fond-du-Lac Airport, en route to Stony Rapids, the airplane crashed in unknown circumstances in a wooded area located one km from the airfield. The aircraft was destroyed and among the 25 people on board, several were evacuated to local hospital with serious injuries. 13 days later, on December 26, a passenger died from his injuries.