Date & Time: May 14, 2006 at 1245 LT
Type of aircraft:
Convair CV-580
Registration:
C-GSKJ
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
La Ronge-La Ronge
MSN:
202
YOM:
1954
Country:
Canada
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
9500
Captain / Total hours on type:
750
Copilot / Total flying hours:
13000
Copilot / Total hours on type:
25
Circumstances:

The Saskatchewan Government Northern Air Operations Convair 340/580, C-GSKJ, operating as TKR 472, was conducting circuits at La Ronge, SK. On climbout after a touch-and-go on runway 36, the aircraft turned to the left, lost altitude and crashed in a wooded area one NM northwest of the airport. One crewmember was killed and two others sustained serious injuries.