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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29061
Last updated: 24 May 2015
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Time:13:58 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31-350 Chieftain
Owner/operator:Avionair Inc
Registration: C-GUVK
C/n / msn: 31-7405451
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:4 miles N of Moose Lake, Manitoba -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Montreal, Quebec
Destination airport:Moose Lake, Manitoba (YAD/CYAD)
The aircraft, with four persons on board, was on an IFR flight from Montreal to Kuujjuaq, with stopovers at Rouyn and La Grande (LG-2). The pilot made an LOC approach on runway 13 at LG-2 (La Grande) but was unsuccessful. He continued his route to LG-3 (Moose Lake, Manitoba).

Shortly thereafter, the pilot squawked MAYDAY because of low fuel. He had not refuelled the aircraft at the stopover in Rouyn. The aircraft crashed 4 miles north of LG-3 (Moose Lake, Manitoba, IATA Code: YAD). Minor injuries to one person.

Weather conditions at LG-2 during the approach were: ceiling 300 feet with visibility mile in fog. Weather conditions at LG-3 at 1400 UTC were: ceiling 300 feet with visibility 1 miles in rain. The Transportation Safety Board is investigating.

1. CADORS Number: 1998Q0197

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
28-Apr-2015 20:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
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