Crash of a Lockheed L-188 Electra in Cranbrook: 2 killed

Date & Time: Jul 16, 2003 at 1221 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
C-GFQA
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Cranbrook - Cranbrook
MSN:
1040
YOM:
1959
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Aircraft flight hours:
38775
Circumstances:
The crew was engaged on a fire fighting mission in the region of Cranbrook. As the crew dumped its load of retardant, the aircraft stalled and crashed in a wooded area.