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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 23192
Last updated: 2 January 2021
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Time:20:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172M
Owner/operator:Calgary Flying Club
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Vicinity of Springbank (CYBW), Alberta -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Springbank (CYBW)
Destination airport:
The pilot of a Calgary Flying Club Cessna 172 departed Springbank for the training area to the west of the airport and crashed in a field between the communities of Cochrane and Morley. Nav Canada reported that the aircraft disappeared from radar at 2000z and was subsequently located by an RCMP helicopter. The lone occupant, a 61-year-old male, was killed in the accident. TSB attended the scene and observed that the aircraft impacted the ground in a near-vertical attitude, with the engine at full power. The aircraft disintegrated on impact and the pilot was ejected from the cockpit.



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27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added

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