Date: March 29, 2016
Time: 1140
Location: Magdelen Islands, Quebec, Canada
Operator: Marquise Aviation Corp.
Flight #: ?
Route: Montreal - Iles-de-la-Magdelen
AC Type: Mitsubishi MU-2B 60 Marquise
Registration: N246W
cn / ln: 1552S-A
Aboard: 7   (passengers:5  crew:2)
Fatalities: 7   (passengers:5  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane crashed while on approach to Iles-de-la-Magdelen Airport in poor weather conditions. Former Canadian cabinet minister Jean Lapierre, his wife, 2 brothers and sister were among those killed. All five were on the way to a funeral for Lapierre's father. The pilot was flying the plane too fast and too high while on approach to land.

Return to Home Page

Copyright Richard Kebabjian / www.planecrashinfo.com