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Last updated: 1 December 2021
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Friday 19 August 2005
Time:16:35 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Operator:Guay Inc.
Registration: C-GUAY
MSN: 20800255
First flight: 1996
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Rapid Lake, QC (   Canada)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Kangiqsualujjuaq Airport, QC (XGR/CYLU), Canada
Destination airport:Rapid Lake, QC, Canada
The float-equipped Cessna 208 had left the outfitter, 19 NM southwest of Kangiqsualujjuaq (George River) to refuel at the Kangiqsualujjuaq (CYLU) airport. Upon return to the outfitter, the pilot forgot to raise his wheels before landing on water. Upon initial contact with the water, the aircraft turned over and landed upside down. The pilot and passenger evacuated the aircraft through the rear door. The pilot was not injured. The passengers received minor injuries. The aircraft was substantially damaged.

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