Accident at Pacific Region


1996-09-13: The aircraft departed Fort St. James at approx. 1300 local with one pilot, 2 passengers on board, for a destination in the vicinity of Muskwa Creek, B.C. (N573737 W1242394 - 90NM SSE of Fort Nelson, B.C.). The pilot dropped off one passenger at an enroute stop, and continued to Muskwa Creek. RCC received an ELT signal and initiated a search . The aircraft was located and was found to have crashed at its destination on a gravel bar in Muskwa Creek. The passenger sustained fatal injuries, and the pilot was seriously injured. TSB investigators are enroute .


CADORS Number 1996P0424
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1996-09-13 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 1
Injuries 1
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region,
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Controlled flight into or toward terrain

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GVTV | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model A185F
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 1
Injuries 1
Events Collision with terrain

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