Date & Time: Aug 16, 2013 at 1023 LT
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver
Charter/Taxi (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Hesquiat Lake - Gold River
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Single engine aircraft was performing a charter flight from Hesquiat Lake to Gold River. Shortly after take off, in unknown circumstances, it crashed in a wooded area located 85 km NW of Tofino and was destroyed by impact forces and post impact fire. Two passengers were killed as all four other occupants were injured.