Date & Time: Jan 21, 2006 at 1420 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 208 Caravan
Operator:
Registration:
C-GRXZ
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Tofino-Vancouver
MSN:
208-0469
YOM:
1995
Flight number:
RXX604
Country:
Canada
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Captain / Total flying hours:
2480
Captain / Total hours on type:
750
Circumstances:
On a flight from Tofino to Vancouver, the pilot informed ATC about technical problem and decided to divert to Port Alberni Airport. The single engine aircraft crashed 10 km from this airport. 3 passengers were killed.