Date & Time: Sep 1, 1986
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver
Charter/Taxi (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Masset - Prince Rupert
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
En route from Masset to Prince Rupert, the pilot encountered low ceiling. While cruising at a very low altitude, the aircraft struck tree tops and crashed in a wooded area located about 25 km east of Masset. A passenger was killed while three other occupants were injured.
The pilot was flying under VFR mode in IMC conditions. At the time of the accident, visibility was below minimums.