Saturday, September 01, 2018

Quad City Challenger II, C-IGKT: Fatal accident occurred July 30, 2018 near Talon Lake, Rutherglen, Ontario, Canada

Michael MacNeil 
1960 - 2018

NTSB Identification: CEN18WA304
14 CFR Non-U.S., Non-Commercial
Accident occurred Monday, July 30, 2018 in North Bay, Canada
Aircraft: Quad City CHALLENGER, registration:
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On July 30, 2018, about 1500 Coordinated Universal Time, a Quad City Challenger II airplane, Canadian registration C-IGKT, crashed near Talon Lake, North Bay, Ontario, Canada. The pilot was fatally injured. The flight departed North Bay (CYYB), Ontario, and was destined for Ottawa (CYRO), Ontario.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Canadian government. Further information may be obtained from:

Transportation Safety Board of Canada
200 Promenade du Portage
Place du Centre, 4th Floor
Gatineau, Québec
K1A 1K8
Phone: +1 819-994-3741
Fax: +1 819-953-9586

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

Obituary of Michael MacNeil

Of Ottawa, Ontario, passed away in Rutherglen Township on July 30th, 2018 at the age of 57.

Beloved husband of Jeannette MacNeil. Loving father of Jennifer (Richard Long) and Jason (Danika Tanguay). 

Cherished grandfather of Lily Primrose. 

Michael will be sadly missed by his siblings Linda, Isabelle (Joe Bodendistel) and Stephen, as well as many nephews, nieces and friends.

Predeceased by his parents the late Carl Edgar MacNeil and the late Eliette Carmen Guillemette.

The family will receive relatives and friends at Heritage Funeral Complex,1250 Trim Rd., Orléans on Saturday, August 11th, 2018 from 9 – 11 a.m.

A celebration of life ceremony will follow in the Heritage Chapel at 11 a.m. 

A reception with family and friends will take place after the Ceremony.  

In lieu of flowers, donations to Diabetes Canada would be appreciated.

According to the OPP, one occupant has been pronounced deceased after the aircraft went down into the bush area approximately 100 metres from the lake in Rutherglen Township.

Members of the North Bay Detachment of the OPP, along with the Bonfield Fire Department and the Bonfield Ambulance Service responded to the crash shortly before 10:00am.

First responders, including volunteer firefighters, paramedics and police attended the scene of the crash.

The OPP Forensic Identification Services and the Office of the Chief Coroner- Ontario Forensic Pathology Service have been notified and are assisting with the investigation.

A team of investigators from the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) is responding to the “air accident involving a Quad City Challenger II ultralight aircraft near North Bay, Ontario. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.”

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