CEN12WA105
CEN12WA105

On December 14, 2011, at 1920 eastern standard time, a Cessna model 177A, Canadian registration C-FEFQ, collided with terrain 2 nautical miles west of Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (CYOW), Ottawa, Canada. The flight had been cleared for the instrument landing system (ILS) instrument approach to runway 7 at CYOW. The pilot and passenger were fatally injured. The airplane was registered to and operated by 7819986 Canada Ltd., located in Gatineau, Canada. Night instrument meteorological conditions prevailed for the flight, which was operated on an instrument flight rules flight plan. The flight departed at 1707 from Wilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport (KWBW), Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and was en route to Ottawa/Carp Airport (CYRP), Carp, Canada, before diverting to CYOW.

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

Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Place du Centre
200 Promenade du Portage, 4th Floor
Gatineau, Quebec
K1A 1K8

Phone: 1 (800) 387-3557
Fax: 1 (819) 997-2239
E-mail: airops@tsb.gc.ca
Webpage: http://www.tsb.gc.ca

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

Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsis
Return to Query Page