Pilots Mourned After Ontario Crash

An outpouring of support and grief has overwhelmed the Ontario GA community after a fatal accident involving two well-known and influential pilots. Susan Begg, 73, and Asti Livingston were in Begg’s Mooney when it crashed near South River Sundridge Airpark near North Bay on Sept. 16. The two were competing in the Ninety-Nines annual Gold Cup Challenge rally, which was set to take off from the airport the following day.

“Members of the Ninety-Nines Inc, family, and friends are devastated by the loss of these exceptionally talented women,” says  Kim Winsor, Governor, East Canada Section Ninety-Nines” Owner/pilot Susan Begg (Eastern Ontario Chapter) past Governor and Chapter Chair and pilot Asti Livingston, (First Canadian Chapter) and past Chapter Chair, were long-time members of the Ninety-Nines Inc. They were experienced pilots and were well respected and loved within the aviation community,” she said.