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Last updated: 26 November 2020
Date:Friday 26 July 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan 675
Operator:Seair Seaplanes
Registration: C-GURL
C/n / msn: 20800501
First flight: 2008
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Addenbroke Island, BC (   Canada)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Vancouver International Water Airport, BC, Canada
Destination airport:Hakai Pass Seaplane Base, BC (YHC), Canada
A Cessna 208 Caravan 675 float plane was destroyed when it collided with a heavily forested hillside at Addenbroke Island, approximately 82 kilometres from Vancouver Island, Canada. The pilot and 3 passengers received fatal injuries. The other 5 passengers received serious injuries.
The plane operated on a flight from the Vancouver International Water Airport to a remote fishing lodge at Calvert Island.
Weather conditions at the time consisted of heavy cloud cover, moderate winds and light rain.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: A19P0112



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photo of Cessna-208-Caravan-675-C-GURL
accident date: 26-07-2019
type: Cessna 208 Caravan 675
registration: C-GURL

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 Vancouver International Water Airport, BC to Hakai Pass Seaplane Base, BC as the crow flies is 442 km (276 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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