NTSB Identification: DCA13WA034
Accident occurred Saturday, December 22, 2012 in Sanikiluaq, Canada
Aircraft: SWEARINGEN SA227, registration:
Injuries: 2 Serious,6 Minor.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On 22 December, 2012, at approximately 2313 UTC time, a Swearingen SA227-AC Metroliner, registration C-GFWX, was operated by Perimeter Aviation as chartered flight number PAG993, from Winnipeg, Manitoba (CYWG) to Sanikiluaq, Nunavut (CYSK). During the second approach to the airport, the aircraft touched down hard and overran the end of the runway. The aircraft came to a stop approximately 150 to 200 meters past the end of the intended runway surface. The flight crew sustained serious injuries, 6 passengers sustained minor injuries and one passenger, an infant, was fatally injured. The aircraft was substantially damaged.

The investigation is being conducted by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. The NTSB has appointed an Accredited Representative to assist the investigation under the provisions of ICAO Annex 13 as the State of Manufacture and Design of the airplane.

All requests for information should be directed to:

Air Investigation Branch
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
200 Promenade du Portage, Gatineau, Qu├ębec, K1A 1K8
communications@bst-tsb.gc.ca

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