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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233029
Last updated: 15 September 2020
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Time:18:36 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150M
Registration: C-GYEV
C/n / msn: 15078827
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Les Cèdres, Quebec -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Montréal/St-Lazare, QC (CST3)
Destination airport:Montréal/St-Lazare, QC (CST3)
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
At approximately 18:27 local time on 17 February 2020, a privately registered Cessna 150M with a passenger seated on the right and the pilot seated on the left, took off from the Montréal/St‑Lazare Aerodrome (CST3), Quebec, for a night flight under visual flight rules (VFR). At approximately 18:30, the aircraft conducted an approach to Runway 07 at the Montréal/Les Cèdres Aerodrome (CSS3), Quebec, followed by a pull-up. The aircraft then conducted a 180-degree turn over the interchange between Highway 20 and Highway 30 and flew westbound over Highway 20 at a very low altitude.
At approximately 18:34, the aircraft conducted another 180-degree turn, flying eastbound over Highway 20 at a very low altitude. When it was close to the interchange between Highway 20 and Highway 30, the aircraft turned south and flew over Highway 30, still at a very low altitude. At approximately 18:36, the aircraft struck power lines crossing Highway 30 at kilometer 7 and crashed to the ground. The 2 occupants received fatal injuries. The aircraft was destroyed.

The pilot had a student pilot permit – aeroplane, issued 23 August 2017, and a valid Category 3 medical certificate. The pilot began initial training in 2017 and acquired the occurrence aircraft in October 2017. According to Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) records, the pilot’s training was never completed and no further requests were added to his file.

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Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 6 months
Download report: Final report


Estimated path of the occurrence aircraft and inset picture of the crash site (Source of main image: Google Earth, with TSB annotations. Source of inset image: TSB)

Revision history:

18-Feb-2020 02:06 Geno Added
18-Feb-2020 05:20 Geno Updated [Location, Source]
18-Feb-2020 06:52 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Damage, Narrative]
18-Feb-2020 07:56 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
18-Feb-2020 11:07 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
18-Feb-2020 18:00 Anon. Updated [Location, Embed code]
18-Feb-2020 20:41 Anon. Updated [Registration, Source]
18-Feb-2020 20:41 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
18-Feb-2020 20:43 NHEH Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
18-Feb-2020 20:44 harro Updated [Location]
18-Feb-2020 20:56 RobertMB Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
18-Feb-2020 22:09 Geno Updated [Source]
20-Feb-2020 10:21 Captain Adam Updated [Narrative]
24-Feb-2020 17:28 harro Updated [Departure airport, Source]
01-Sep-2020 18:15 harro Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Narrative, Photo, Accident report, ]
01-Sep-2020 18:17 harro Updated [Source, Embed code, Accident report, ]

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