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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231636
Last updated: 22 January 2020
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Date:21-DEC-2019
Time:c. 11:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172H Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: C-GECG
C/n / msn: 172-55070
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:near Estevan Point, BC -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Courtenay Airpark, BC (YCA/CAH3)
Destination airport:Courtenay Airpark, BC (YCA/CAH3)
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Narrative:
A privately operated Cessna 172, was operating under VFR out of Courtenay Air Park (CAH3),BC with one person, the pilot, on board. While in the vicinity of Estevan Point, the aircraft struck trees and collided with the ground; the pilot did not survive. There was no post-impact fire and the 121.5 ELT produced a signal that assisted in finding the wreckage.

Sources:

http://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/enquetes-investigations/aviation/2019/A19P0187/A19P0187.html
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/plane-crashes-on-west-coast-of-vancouver-island-1.5406364
https://theprovince.com/news/local-news/plane-crashes-on-vancouver-island/wcm/aa8a88d9-50a8-43dc-bf8a-469f9c7b0b40
https://beta.ctvnews.ca/local/vancouver-island/2019/12/22/1_4740861.html
https://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/sole-occupant-of-fatal-island-plane-crash-was-comox-valley-man-bc-coroners-service-1.4741897
TSB A19P0187


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Dec-2019 20:44 Iceman 29 Added
22-Dec-2019 22:56 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
22-Dec-2019 22:59 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
22-Dec-2019 23:12 Iceman 29 Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code, Narrative]
22-Dec-2019 23:16 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
23-Dec-2019 01:26 Geno Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source]
23-Dec-2019 03:06 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities, Source]
23-Dec-2019 20:13 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
23-Dec-2019 20:17 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
23-Dec-2019 20:24 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Source, Damage, Narrative]
24-Dec-2019 17:00 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
22-Jan-2020 10:38 harro Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]

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