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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231310
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Date:10-DEC-2019
Time:18:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic AEST model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-60-602P Super 700 Aerostar
Owner/operator:private
Registration: C-FQYW
C/n / msn: 60-8265020
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gabriola Island near Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, BC -   Canada
Phase: Approach
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Bishop Airport, CA (BIH/KBIH)
Destination airport:Nanaimo Airport, BC (YCD/CYCD)
Narrative:
A Piper PA-602P Super 700 Aerostar, 2x 350HP Lycoming IO-540, winglets mod., impacted terrain and a post-impact fire ensued at Gabriola Island near Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, when lined up for an instrument approach to runway 16 at the Nanaimo Airport (YCD/CYCD).
The three occupants were killed.

Sources:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/gabriola-island-plane-crash-1.5391869
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/gabriola-island-plane-crash-1.5392071
https://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/3-people-dead-in-gabriola-island-b-c-plane-crash-1.4725979
https://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/Saf-Sec-Sur/2/CCARCS-RIACC/RchSimp.aspx
https://www.abbynews.com/news/breaking-emergency-crews-responding-to-plane-crash-on-gabriola-island/
https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/paramedics-arrive-after-plane-crashes-on-gabriola-island
https://theprovince.com/news/local-news/paramedics-arrive-after-plane-crashes-on-gabriola-island/wcm/b0580b66-00c8-43ad-a0eb-dcb9bfb365a5

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/6/71908_1426818345.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Dec-2019 06:01 Geno Added
11-Dec-2019 06:23 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
11-Dec-2019 06:25 gerard57 Updated [Phase]
11-Dec-2019 23:50 Geno Updated [Source]
11-Dec-2019 23:51 Geno Updated [Aircraft type]
12-Dec-2019 05:00 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Nature, Source]
12-Dec-2019 05:12 RobertMB Updated [Location, Phase, Destination airport, Narrative]
12-Dec-2019 06:31 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
12-Dec-2019 06:53 onward Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
12-Dec-2019 07:10 Gavilan Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
12-Dec-2019 07:10 harro Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source]
12-Dec-2019 12:47 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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