Date & Time: May 5, 2016 at 1611 LT
Type of aircraft:
Landing (descent or approach)
Survey / Patrol / Reconnaissance
Manning - Manning
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The crew was engaged in a fire fighting mission in the Fort McMurray region as Tanker 45. After an uneventful mission, the crew returned to Manning Airport. After landing on runway 25, the aircraft suffered directional control problems and veered off runway to the right. It then hit a drainage ditch, lost its nose gear and came to rest in a grassy area. The propeller on the right engine was sheared off while the propeller on the left engine was bent. The fuselage was bent just behind the cockpit. Both pilots were slightly injured.