Accident at St. Pauls Inlet, Newfoundland


1996-07-22: The aircraft, part of a formation of 4, encountered poor weather. Another aircraft in the formation transmitted a MAYDAY at approximately the same time that aircraft overflying the area reported an emergency locator transmitter signal. The crash site was discovered by search and rescue. Three occupants, all fatally injured. TSB investigating.


CADORS Number 1996A0742
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-07-22 - 20:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 3
Injuries 0
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Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, St. Pauls Inlet, Newfoundland
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Reported By
Categories Controlled flight into or toward terrain

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
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Canadian Registration GBZG | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
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Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 172
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 3
Injuries 0
Events Collision with terrain

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