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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55946
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:21-JAN-2007
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Owner/operator:Propair
Registration: C-GUGQ
C/n / msn: 400/1204
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:25 nm N La Grande-4, QC -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:Mirage Outfitter
Destination airport:Mirage Outfitter
Narrative:
A ski-equipped DHC-2 took off around 1130 eastern standard time from Mirage Outfitter, located 60 miles east of La Grande-4 Airport, Quebec, with a pilot and four passengers on board, to locate caribou herds. About 40 minutes after departure, the engine stopped as a result of fuel starvation. The pilot was not able to regain power and made a forced landing on rugged ground. The aircraft was heavily damaged and two passengers were seriously injured. The pilot used a satellite telephone to request assistance. First-aid assistance arrived by helicopter about 1 hour 30 minutes after the occurrence. The aircraft fuel system had been modified after the installation of wings.

Sources:

http://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/rapports-reports/aviation/2007/a07q0014/a07q0014.asp
http://www.dhc-2.com/id68.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Dec-2008 10:05 harro Added
14-Aug-2011 08:38 TB Updated [Cn, Location, Source]

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