ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 72347
Last updated: 12 December 2013
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Narrative:TSB reported that the Sky Wings Aviation Piper PA-31, C-FBBC, was landing on Runway 30 at Wetaskiwin (CEX3) after an IFR courier flight from Vermilion (CYVG). During the landing, the crew lost sight of the runway in a thin layer of dense fog which covered the airport. They aborted the landing, and the aircraft settled into a field about one half mile northwest of the airport. The pilots sustained serious injuries and the aircraft was substantially damaged. The flight crew utilized a cell phone to inform the Edmonton FIC of the accident, and to lead rescuers to them through the fog. The ELT activated during impact.
Piper PA-31 Navajo
|Owner/operator:||Sky Wings Aviation|
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|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Wetaskiwin Airport (CEX3), Alberta -
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