- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 10, 1997
Time: 13:30
Location: 100 miles SW of Kuujjuaq, Quebec, Canada
Operator: Private
Flight #: -
Route: ?
AC Type: Cessna 180K
Registration: C-GIGK
cn / ln: 18053048
Aboard: 2   (passengers:1  crew:1)
Fatalities: 2   (passengers:1  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: French Canadian actress Marie-Soleil Tougas, 27, and film director Jean-Claude Lauzon, 43, were killed when their Cessna crashed into a mountainside in strong winds and rain. They were returning from a fishing trip. While the cause of the accident is officially listed as unable to determine, an unexplained distraction and/or the effects of an optical illusion may have contributed to distracting the pilot's attention from flying the circuit.
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