An Aries Aviation International Piper PA-31 Navajo (registration C-FNC) crashed near the summit of Canada’s Mount Rae at 1336 MDT on Aug. 1, 2018. A brief explosion and fire followed ground impact, leaving both occupants — the pilot and survey technician — dead. They had just completed 2 hr. of survey work near Penticton, British Columbia, and were proceeding on an IFR flight plan from Penticton Airport (CYYF) to Calgary/Springbank Airport (CYBW), Alberta. The flight was ...

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