Date & Time: Jan 30, 2019 at 0915 LT
Operator:
Registration:
C-GTUC
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Positioning
Survivors:
No
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Yellowknife – Whatì
MSN:
BB-268
YOM:
1977
Flight number:
8T503
Country:
Canada
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
While approaching Whatì Airfield in poor weather conditions (heavy snow falls), the twin engine airplane crashed in unknown circumstances about 30 km from the airport. The wreckage was localized a day later and it was confirmed that both pilots were killed. SAR operations were hampered by poor weather.