Date & Time: Jun 29, 2000 at 2219 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas A-26 Invader
Landing (descent or approach)
Loon River - La Biche Lake - Grand Prairie
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The pilot, sole on board, departed Loon River Airport on a fire fighting mission to La Biche Lake under callsign Tanker 3. While returning to Grand Prairie Airport, on final approach to runway 25, both engines failed almost simultaneously. The pilot attempted an emergency landing when the aircraft crashed 3 km short of runway. The pilot was injured and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Double engine failure on final approach due to a fuel exhaustion.