Accident description
Last updated: 29 August 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 29 May 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-50-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Air Gaspé
Registration: CF-QBB
C/n / msn: 10081
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) SE of Rimouski, QC (   Canada)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Rimouski Airport, QC (YXK), Canada
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed and burned after striking a tree while on instrument approach to Rimouski.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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