Date & Time: Oct 10, 2016 at 0925 LT
Registration:
C-GEWG
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Vanderhoof - Laidman Lake
MSN:
842
YOM:
1955
Country:
Canada
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The single engine seaplane left Vanderhoof at 0900LT on a 30 minutes flight to Laidman Lake. About five minutes before landing, the aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances in a snow covered forest located northwest of Laidman Lake, about 80 km north of Anahim Lake. The pilot was killed while all four other occupants were injured, two of them seriously. The aircraft was written off.