Date & Time: May 30, 2013 at 1727 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft D18
Registration:
C-FWWV
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Red Lake - Red Lake
MSN:
CA-18
YOM:
1951
Country:
Canada
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
1
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The pilot and his wife, a couple from Phoenix, were performing a flight from Red Lake harbor to a tourist camp located to the north of the city of Red Lake. Twin engine aircraft took off at 1727LT in marginal weather conditions: wind and rain. Shortly after departure, aircraft crashed into the Bruce Channel located between Cochenour and McKenzie Island. Aircraft sank and both occupants were killed.