Date & Time: Oct 6, 2005 at 0542 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 208 Caravan
Operator:
Registration:
C-FEXS
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Winnipeg-Thunder Bay
MSN:
208-0542
YOM:
1996
Flight number:
FDX8060
Country:
Canada
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
4570
Captain / Total hours on type:
1500
Aircraft flight hours:
6724
Circumstances:
After takeoff from runway 36 at 0537LT, the pilot was cleared to climb to 9,000 feet. Few minutes later, the pilot reported icing conditions and obtainted the permission to return to airport. The single engine aircraft impacted on railroad tracks about 3 miles southeast of the airport. The pilot, was killed.