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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 26815
Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Date:04-DEC-1975
Time:11:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic C402 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 401
Owner/operator:Richel Air
Registration: C-FVDY
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Magdalen Islands, Quebec -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (YJN)
Destination airport:Magdalen Islands (YGR)
Narrative:
Upon touchdown the airplane went out of control and crashed in flames. It was totally destroyed by the post crash fire and all six occupants were fatally injured (1 pilot, 5 passengers). The plane was completing a charter flight from Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu to Īles-de-la-Madeleine (Magdalen Islands) with an intermediate stop in Moncton, carrying a pilot and five engineers.

Sources:

https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-cessna-401-le-havre-aux-maisons-6-killed


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
10-Feb-2021 11:58 SANMJN Updated [Time, Registration, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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