Narrative:Crashed on the frozen surface of a lake, 3680 feet asl. The flight was flown VFR in daylight with sudden heavy snow squalls.
|Date:||Thursday 4 April 1991|
|Operator:||Central Mountain Air Services|
|C/n / msn:|| 26643|
|First flight:|| 1943|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4|
|Total:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Thutade Lake, BC (Canada)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Sturdee Airport, BC (YTC), Canada|
|Destination airport:||Smithers Airport, BC (YYD/CYYD), Canada|
» ICAO Adrep Summary 6/94 (#137)
» Scramble Vol.12, nr.12
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Sturdee Airport, BC to Smithers Airport, BC as the crow flies is 262 km (164 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.