ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82879
Last updated: 22 May 2013
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Narrative:A pilot was killed when his small float plane crashed into a mountain north of Gatineau, Que., on Wednesday afternoon.
|Type:||Amateur-built Cyclone 180 float plane|
|Operator:||Maheux, of Saint-André-Avellin, Quebec|
|C/n / msn:|| 019|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Mountain north of Gatineau -
|Phase:|| En route|
Rescuers reached the crash site on all-terrain vehicles, but the pilot died at the scene, Quebec provincial police said.
Witnesses in the area — near Highway 321 between Chénéville and Ripon, about 85 kilometres northeast of Ottawa — reported seeing the plane nosedive into the mountain and then catch fire about 1:45 p.m. ET.
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