- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: November 10, 1987
Time: 17:13
Location: Near Ross River, Canada
Operator: Kenn Borek Air
Flight #: ?
Route: Fort Nelson - Ross River
AC Type: de Havilland Canada DHC-4A Caribou
Registration: C-GVYX
cn / ln: 292
Aboard: 4   (passengers:2  crew:2)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:0  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: Lack of communication at the company's maintenance facility led to the dispatch of the aircraft with an unsuitable gasket in the right engine and the subsequent loss of engine oil. A single-engine go-around was attempted when the combination of single-engine performance, a low cloud base, and high terrain surrounding a confined operating area made a successful overshoot uncertain. The flaps were fully retracted before the minimum speed for single-engine flight in the zero flap configuration was achieved.
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