Loss of control and collision with terrain, Air Saguenay (1980) inc., de Havilland DHC-2 Mk. 1 (Beaver), C-FKRJ, Tadoussac, Quebec, 7 nm N, 23 August 2015: TU3-5/15-0120E-PDF

“The float-equipped de Havilland DHC-2 Mk. 1 Beaver (registration C-FKRJ, serial number 1210), operated by Air Saguenay (1980) inc., was on a visual flight rules sightseeing flight in the region of Tadoussac, Quebec. At 1104 Eastern Daylight Time, the aircraft took off from its base on Lac Long, Quebec, for a 20-minute flight, with 1 pilot and 5 passengers on board. At 1127, on the return trip, approximately 2.5 nautical miles north-northwest of its destination (7 nautical miles north of Tadoussac), the aircraft stalled in a steep turn. The aircraft descended vertically and struck a rocky outcrop. The aircraft was substantially damaged in the collision with the terrain and was destroyed by the post-impact fire. The 6 occupants received fatal injuries. No emergency locator transmitter signal was captured"--Summary, t.p.

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Title Loss of control and collision with terrain, Air Saguenay (1980) inc., de Havilland DHC-2 Mk. 1 (Beaver), C-FKRJ, Tadoussac, Quebec, 7 nm N, 23 August 2015
Series Title Aviation investigation report ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Perte de maîtrise et impact avec le sol, Air Saguenay (1980) inc., de Havilland DHC-2 Mk. 1 (Beaver), C-FKRJ, 7 nm au nord de Tadoussac (Québec), 23 août 2015.
Date c2017.
Number of Pages iv, 54 p. :
ISBN 978-0-660-09291-1
Catalogue Number
  • TU3-5/15-0120E-PDF
Subject Terms Aircraft accidents, Investigations