Date & Time: Jul 9, 1981
Type of aircraft:
Howard Super Ventura (Howard 500)
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff from Toronto-Lester Bowles Pearson Airport, while in initial climb, the twin engine airplane adopted a nose-up attitude then stalled and crashed, bursting into flames. The aircraft was destroyed and all three occupants were killed.
It was determined that the aircraft was improperly loaded prior to takeoff and that the CofG was beyond the rear limit.