Sunday, September 25, 2016

Cessna U206F Stationair, C-FWBQ: Fatal accident occurred September 25, 2016 in Lake Kuashkuapishiu, Canada

NTSB Identification: CEN16WA384 
Accident occurred Sunday, September 25, 2016 in Lake Kuashkuapishiu, Canada
Aircraft: CESSNA 206, registration:
Injuries: 2 Fatal, 1 Serious.

The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On September 25, 2016, a Cessna U206F airplane, C-FWBQ, collided with terrain after departing from Lake Kuashkuapishiu, Quebec. The pilot was seriously injured and two passengers were fatally injured.

This investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the government of Canada. Any further information may be obtained from:

Transportation Safety Board of Canada


Investigator in Charge: Marc Perrault


This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by, or obtained from, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada.

Philippe St-Pierre suffered serious burns after his plane crashed Sunday afternoon. 

Airmedic workers airlifted a badly burned pilot of a Cessna 206 plane from a remote north Quebec crash site Sunday night. 

Two men are dead and a third is in serious but stable condition after a small plane crashed in northern Quebec late Sunday afternoon.

The Sûreté du Québec say someone from the Cessna 206 contacted the province's private air rescue service Airmedic at 3:30 p.m. Sunday to report the crash in the Côte-Nord region .

Aziz Fikri, vice-president of communications for Airmedic, told Radio-Canada a medical team was able to reach the injured pilot, a Gatineau, Que., businessman who was piloting the plane.

Philippe St-Pierre, the owner of several car dealerships in Gatineau, was transferred to a hospital in Quebec City with severe burns to much of his body.

The two victims of the crash were a 55-year-old Gatineau man and a 38-year-old man from Saint-Maurice, Que. Police have not revealed their identities.

Martin Leclair, a manager with Mercedes-Benz in Gatineau and colleague of St-Pierre, said he flew with St-Pierre on a number of occasions and described him as an experienced and meticulous pilot.

Jean Tremblay, a spokesman with the Sûreté du Québec, said investigators believe the crash occurred during takeoff.


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