Date: March 29, 1979
Time: ?
Location: Ste. Foy, PQ, Canada
Operator: Quebecair
Flight #: 255
Route: Quebec - Montreal
AC Type: Fairchild F-27
Registration: CF-QBL
cn / ln: 0047
Aboard: 24   (passengers:21  crew:3)
Fatalities: 17   (passengers:14  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: Engine failure shortly after takeoff caused damage so the landing gear could not be retracted and increasing drag during the critical climbout phase. Airspeed slowed until the aircraft crashed.

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