Date: September 27, 1995
Time: 19:10
Location: Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
Operator: Western Straits Air
Flight #: -
Route: Triumph Bay - Campbell River
AC Type: De Havilland Dash-3
Registration: C-FEBX
cn / ln: 38
Aboard: 10   (passengers:9  crew:1)
Fatalities: 8   (passengers:7  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: While on an intercept heading for the final approach and in straight-and-level flight, the aircraft crashed into the side of a 1,047 ft, mountain in heavy fog. The pilot progressively lost situational awareness while attempting to navigate in conditions of low visibility or in cloud and was unaware of the rapidly rising terrain in his flight path.

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