Air Rainbow

Air Rainbow Monday January 27, 1992
Shortly after taking off the float-plane rolled rapidly from side to side lost altitude and crashed into the water cart wheeled and broke up. Turbulence and downdrafts leading to loss of control of the aircraft. Possibly overloaded. Lack of experience in flying a heavily loaded Beech 18 aircraft.

Crash Details

DateMonday January 27, 1992
LocationNanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Passengers8
Crew1
Fatalities7
Survivors2
Aircraft TypeBeech C18S
OperatorAir Rainbow
RegistrationC-FRVR
Flight OriginNanaimo
Flight Destination Port Mellon
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Air Rainbow
Beech C18S
1992