ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145603
Last updated: 23 October 2014
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Date:12-MAY-2012
Time:08:50 LT
Type:Lake LA-4-200 Buccaneer
Owner/operator:624753 Saskatchewan Ltd.
Registration: C-GFCH
C/n / msn: 786
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:3
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:In mid-air, near St. Brieux Airport - CKK2, Saskatchewan -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Regina International Airport - CYQR
Destination airport:La Ronge (Barber Field) Airport - CYVC
Narrative:
Two private planes carrying five people collided in mid-air near St. Brieux, northeast of Saskatoon, killing all five occupants on board.

A Lake LA-4-200 Buccaneer, with 2 POB, was flying from Regina International Airport - CYQR, SK, to La Ronge (Barber Field) Airport - CYVC, SK, and collided with a Piper PA-28R-200 Cherokee Arrow II (C-GLAJ, c/n 28R-7435312), with three POB, that was flying from an airstrip near Mossleigh, AB, and approaching St. Brieux Airport - CKK2, SK.

The remains of the Lake LA-4-200 Buccaneer were located by a farmer in a swampy area surrounded by trees and a thick, wooded area, and the remains of the Piper PA-28R-200 Cherokee Arrow II were discovered in a wooded swamp about two kilometres east from the other crash site.

Sources:
http://www.torontosun.com/2012/05/12/two-dead-after-planes-collide-in-saskatchewan
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/story/2012/05/13/sk-planes-collide-brieux.html
http://calgary.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20120513/CGY_plane_crash_victims_identified_120513/20120513/?hub=CalgaryHome
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/story/2012/05/12/sk-planes-120512.html
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/five-dead-as-planes-crash-in-mid-air-over-saskatchewan/article2431004/

http://www.leaderaviation.com/Aircraft-for-Sale/Search-Results/Detailed-aircraft/?rid=41849# (LA-4-200 C-GFCH aircraft details and photo's)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-May-2012 01:10 Flightcom Added
13-May-2012 01:11 87.211.83.33 Updated [Aircraft type]
13-May-2012 01:12 harro Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage]
13-May-2012 04:28 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
13-May-2012 06:23 RobertMB Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-May-2012 04:14 RobertMB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
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