- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 03, 2008
Time: c 07:00
Location: North Vancouver Island, British Colombia, Canada
Operator: Pacific Coastal Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: Port Hardy - Chamiss Bay, Vancouver Island
AC Type: Grumman G-21A Goose
Registration: C-GPCD
cn / ln: B-76
Aboard: 7   (passengers:6  crew:1)
Fatalities: 5   (passengers:4  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane crashed in a remote mountanous region of Vancouver Island while en route on a short 30 minute flight. Investigators determined the plane's body broke apart when it hit the ground near Alice Lake, and exposed electrical wires sent sparks into a pool of spilled fuel, starting a fire that consumed the plane. The accident was triggered when the plane stalled and dipped while attempting a steep climb over a ridge.
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