Date & Time: Aug 16, 2013 at 1023 LT
Operator:
Registration:
C-GPVB
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Hesquiat Lake - Gold River
MSN:
871
YOM:
1956
Country:
Canada
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
2
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Single engine aircraft was performing a charter flight from Hesquiat Lake to Gold River. Shortly after take off, in unknown circumstances, it crashed in a wooded area located 85 km NW of Tofino and was destroyed by impact forces and post impact fire. Two passengers were killed as all four other occupants were injured.