19-Nov-12 C-GSQG Mosquito XE Lac Britannique, Canada

Single-seat helicopter crashed into lake and sank after pilot apparently misjudged his altitude due to the glassy surface on approach to a landing site on the edge of the lake.  Pilot rescued by his brother who was watching the approach and kayaked out to reach him.   Aircraft sank.  CADAORS 2012Q2643

Date:
19 November, 2012
Reg:
C-GSQG
Make:
Mosquito
Model:
XE
MSN:
1045
Location:
Lac Britannique, Quebec
Country:
Canada
Civil / Military:
Civil
Link:
http://www.lfpress.com/2012/11/18/kayaker-saves-pilot-brother-after-helicopter-crashes-in-lake
Link:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/story/2012/11/18/ottawa-helicopter-crash-laval-man-minor-injuries.html

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