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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59843
Last updated: 14 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C150 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 150L
Owner/operator:Air Richelieu
Registration: C-GJAE
C/n / msn: 15072055
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yamaska River, 27 nm NE of Montreal, Quebec -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Montréal/Saint-Hubert Airport, Quebec (CYHU)
Destination airport:
The Air Richelieu Cessna 150L departed Montréal/Saint-Hubert Airport, Quebec, on a training flight. Two position reports were made by the instructor-one en route and one upon reaching the training area. The flight towards the training area was uneventful. The aircraft, flying at low altitude over the Yamaska River, Quebec, in a north-easterly direction, collided with a telephone cable spanning the river from west to east, impacted the surface of the water, and sank. The instructor was fatally injured. The student pilot was able to exit the aircraft, but subsequently drowned. The aircraft was substantially damaged.


Revision history:

05-May-2009 10:05 slowkid Added
05-May-2009 20:14 slowkid Updated
05-May-2009 23:07 Digitalis Updated
06-May-2009 07:47 Anon. Updated
07-May-2009 07:52 slowkid Updated
13-Jul-2010 12:16 harro Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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