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Last updated: 21 October 2021
Date:Wednesday 19 June 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic CL2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-215-1A10
Operator:Gouvernement du Québec
Registration: C-GFQA
MSN: 1091
First flight: 1986
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-83AM
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:18 km (11.3 mls) W of Chute des Passes, QC (   Canada)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Fire fighting
Departure airport:Chicoutimi St Honoré Airport, QC (CYRC), Canada
Destination airport:Chicoutimi St Honoré Airport, QC (CYRC), Canada
The CL-215 fire fighting aircraft struck tree tops and crashed in a steep right bank, with the aircraft rolling in a near inverted attitude. The trees the aircraft struck were taller than the surrounding timber and blended into the background.



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