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Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan in Snow Lake: 1 killed

Date & Time: Nov 18, 2012 at 1005 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
C-GAGP
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Snow Lake - Winnipeg
MSN:
208-1213
YOM:
2006
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Few minutes after take off from Snow lake Airport, bound to Winnipeg in poor weather conditions, aircraft crashed in the bush two km from Snow Lake. The pilot, aged 40, was killed, while all eight passengers, local minors, were seriously injured. Aircraft was destroyed.

Crash of a Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso near Snow Lake: 2 killed

Date & Time: May 21, 1978
Registration:
CF-NTL
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
CV-383
YOM:
1944
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew was flying at low altitude while completing a firefighting mission when the right engine partially failed. The airplane lost height and crashed, killing both occupants.
Probable cause:
it is believed that the right engine malfunction was probably caused by a momentary fuel starvation due to an asymmetric fuel load.

Crash of a Beechcraft C-45H Expeditor in Snow Lake: 1 killed

Date & Time: Oct 25, 1977
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
C-FPCK
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
AF-479
YOM:
1953
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Upon landing at Snow Lake Airstrip, the twin engine airplane went out of control and came to rest upside down. The pilot, sole on board, was killed, and the airplane was destroyed by a post crash fire.