Accident at 7 miles south and a half mile west of La Riviere, Manitoba


1996-12-10: The aircraft with a pilot and one passenger on board was on a flight itinerary which had been filed with the owner's son at Deloraine. The aircraft, a single engine Beech 35 was located 7 miles south and 1/2 west of La Riviere. Both occupants were fatally injured due to the forces of impact. TSB are on the scene. Update to follow. UPDATE: Post accident investigation did not reveal any mechanical or engine malfunction. The ground impact was of such magnitude that an autopsy was unable to be conducted. Weather would appear to be a player in this event and there were no witnesses, although an aircraft was heard passing over head a number of farms in the area.


CADORS Number 1996C0467
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Police
Occurred At 1996-11-04 - 04:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 2
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 7 miles south and a half mile west of La Riviere, Manitoba
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TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Police
Categories Controlled flight into or toward terrain

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
Model 35
Year Built
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 2
Injuries 0
Events Collision with terrain

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