On May 18, 2004, at 1800 eastern daylight time, a Canadian registered de Havilland Beaver floatplane, DHC-2 MK.1, C-GQHT, was destroyed when it impacted the water at Lake Fawcett, Ontario. The commercial pilot and three passengers received fatal injuries. The chartered flight departed the Pickeral Arm Camp's dock located about 22 miles south of Sioux Lookout, Ontario, at 1718, and was en route to Fawcett Lake. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Canada. Any further information may be obtained from:

Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Place du Centre
200 Promenade du Portage, 4th Floor
Gatineau, Quebec
J8X 4B7

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by or obtained for the Government of Canada.

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