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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 23531
Last updated: 3 April 2021
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Date:14-JUL-1997
Time:14:45 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172K
Owner/operator:
Registration: C-....
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lac Dumoine, 75 nm S of Val D'Or, Quebec -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A helicopter was on fire patrol and spotted two floats adrift on lac Dumoine. SAR centre was alerted and a Labrador was dispatched to the scene. Following the search, a female corpse floating on the lake surface was recovered and put in the care of the coroner. Further searches are ongoing. The Quebec police dispatched a dive team in the hopes of recovering the aircraft and possibly the pilot, who owned the aircraft.

Sources:

1. CADORS 1997Q0253


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
06-Apr-2015 13:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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