Accident Piper PA-34-200 Seneca C-GICQ, Thursday 16 March 1978
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Date:Thursday 16 March 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-34-200 Seneca
Owner/operator:Skyway Air Services Ltd
Registration: C-GICQ
MSN: 34-7450115
Year of manufacture:1974
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Lynden, Washington -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Langley, British Columbia
Destination airport:Langley, British Columbia
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Written off (destroyed) when lost right outer wing panel in collision. with another aircraft over Lynden, Washington on March 16, 1978. Per the NTSB report "PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO SEE AND AVOID OTHER AIRCRAFT; NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN". All three persons on board the Piper were killed; the pilot of the other aircraft (flying solo) survived.

Canadian Certificate of Registration: Cancelled 25-03-1986

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: SEA78FA022
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


1. NTSB Identification: SEA78FA022 at

Revision history:

25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
29-Nov-2016 21:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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