Date & Time: Jul 13, 1957
Type of aircraft:
Charter (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Roberval – Archer Lake
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
En route to Archer Lake, north Quebec, weather conditions deteriorated and the pilot decided to return to Roberval. Doing so, he completed a turn at low height when the airplane struck the water surface of the Culotte Lake and crashed. A passenger was killed while three other occupants were rescued.
Error on part of the pilot who misjudged the distance with the water surface while making a turn at low altitude.