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West Air Sweden Canadair CL-600-2B19 Regional Jet CRJ-200PF accident

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Aviation Safety Network
Status: Preliminary
Date: Friday 8 January 2016
Time: ca 00:20
Type: Silhouette image of generic CRJ2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-600-2B19 Regional Jet CRJ-200PF
Operator: West Air Sweden
Registration: SE-DUX
C/n / msn: 7010
First flight: 1993
Total airframe hrs: 38601
Cycles: 31036
Engines: 2 General Electric CF34-3B1
Crew: Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total: Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: near Akkajaure (   Sweden)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature: Cargo
Departure airport: Oslo-Gardermoen Airport (OSL/ENGM), Norway
Destination airport: Tromsø/Langnes Airport (TOS/ENTC), Norway
Flightnumber: PT294
Narrative:
A Canadair CRJ-200 was destroyed when it crashed while on a flight from Oslo to Tromsø, Norway.
The aircraft departed Oslo-Gardermoen Airport at 23:10 hours local time on a mail and package flight to Tromsø. Contact with the aircraft was lost after a brief mayday call, according to a spokesman for the Norwegian rescue coordination centre.
Last data recorded by Flightradar24 show the aircraft en route at FL330 at 00:18 hours. Mode-S data then shows the aircraft descended from 33000 feet at 00:18:47 local time to 11725 feet in one minute time.
Swedish authorities stated that there is no chance the pilot’s would have survived this accident.

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