Date & Time: May 18, 2006 at 1506 LT
Operator:
Registration:
C-GGQR
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Positioning
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Pemberton-Edmonton
MSN:
207-0499
YOM:
1979
Country:
Canada
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
1500
Circumstances:

Shortly after departure from Pemberton airport, the Cessna 207 crashed at an elevation of about 3,500 feet ASL. It was in a left 30 degrees bank turn and descending back towards its departure point when it impacted trees. The pilot was fatally injured and a post crash fire consumed most of the airframe. The weather at the time was clear skies, variable winds, temparture above standard. The engine was recovered for examination.