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Last updated: 17 August 2019
Status:
Date:Friday 26 July 2019
Time:11:04
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: 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
Narrative:
A Cessna 208 Caravan 675 float plane was presumably destroyed when it crashed at Addenbroke Island, approximately 82 kilometres from Vancouver Island, Canada. Four occupants from the nine onboard are confirmed dead. The remaining five occupants received unknown injures.
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.

* The registation has not yet been confirmed by authorities, but flight tracking websites show C-GURL operating the accident flight with the last datapoint being recorded near Addenbroke Island about the reported accident time.

Sources:
» vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca
» thestar.com


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

Map
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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