ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145413
Last updated: 26 November 2014
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Date:28-APR-2012
Time:
Type:Hang glider
Owner/operator:Private
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Unknown
Location:near Agassiz, BC -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Relatives to a 27 year old woman had booked a flight with a glider (as a "tandem passenger"). The passenger was disconnected from the glider for unknown reasons at 300m and was killed in the fall.
The pilot is held by the police, suspected for trying to destroy evidence by swallowing the memory card from the wing-mounted camera.

Sources:
http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/05/03/police-holding-hang-gliding-pilot-until-video-evidence-he-swallowed-it-can-be-retrieved/
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2012/05/01/bc-hang-glider-pilot.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-May-2012 01:45 Masen63 Added
04-May-2012 02:24 Masen63 Updated [Narrative]
04-May-2012 02:25 harro Updated [Location, Narrative]
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