ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 147596
Last updated: 23 October 2014
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Date:09-AUG-2012
Time:18:00 LT
Type:Aeronca 15AC Sedan
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: C-FKNU
C/n / msn: 15AC-206
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Pitt River near Pitt Lake, BC -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:CYPK
Destination airport:CYSE
Narrative:
While en route a fuel leak caused the pilot to make a forced landing on the rocky shore of the Pitt River. While the impact buckled the right main gear and caused some damage to the starboard wing both the pilot and passenger escaped uninjured and were picked up by a search and rescue helicopter by 19:40.

Sources:
http://www.comoxvalleyrecord.com/news/165764586.html
http://www.theprovince.com/news/rescued+after+plane+makes+emergency+landing+near+Pitt+River/7073191/story.html
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=461350563884866&set=a.461350523884870.110647.195239033829355&type=1&permPage=1

http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/C-FKNU.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Aug-2012 11:41 mediabrain Added
12-Aug-2012 19:07 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Plane category, ]
13-Aug-2012 12:43 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type]
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