ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145482
Last updated: 30 October 2014
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Date:05-MAY-2012
Time:
Type:Lake LA-4-200 Buccaneer
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: C-GPQV
C/n / msn: 902
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kapekun Lake, MB -   Canada
Phase:
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Gimli, MB
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A private Lake LA-4-200 Buccaneer departed Gimli at approximately 1700 UTC on a flight note and was reported overdue with RCC Trenton at 03:29 UTC. Canadian Forces search and rescue personnel were dispatched and RCC subsequently notified Winnipeg ACC at 0820 UTC that the aircraft was located overturned in Lake Kapekun (5234.72N 9607.22W), Manitoba, with 1 fatality.

Sources:
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/breakingnews/man-killed-in-float-plane-crash-150391075.html
CADORS 2012C1809

http://www.ruudleeuw.com/images/guestpics-26/george-gimli-lake_la4.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-May-2012 12:20 harro Added
07-May-2012 12:40 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
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