ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 86857
Last updated: 22 May 2013
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Narrative:The Nanchang CJ6A (Yak 18) aircraft (C-FYAC) was on a local familiarization flight with the pilot/owner occupying the rear seat and his passenger occupying the forward crew position. The aircraft crossed over Osoyoos Lake and commenced a climb toward rising terrain on the east side of the lake. During this climb the airspeed decreased rapidly. The aircraft made a slow turn to the right and entered a box canyon where it subsequently stalled and crashed. The pilot sustained serious injuries; the passenger was released with minor injuries. The aircraft was destroyed.
|Type:||Nanchang CJ-6A (Yak-18A)|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Osoyoos Lake, British Columbia -
|Phase:|| En route|
||Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]|
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