Airplane Crash - Tezzeron Lake, British Columbia, Canada 03/04/1977

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Tezzeron Lake, British Columbia, Canada


Date03/04/1977
Time10:00
LocationTezzeron Lake, British Columbia, Canada
OperatorPrivate
Flight #-
RoutePrince George - Tezzeron Lake
TypePipper PA-23-250 Aztec
RegistrationC-GNLL
Aboard5
Fatalities5
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft crashed at high speed, in a 45 degree attitude into Tezzeron Lake and sank. The pilot was not instrument rated and most likely lost control of the aircraft when he entered instrument flight conditions in a heavy snow shower. The aircraft entered a spiral dive from which the pilot was not able to recover.

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