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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 23193
Last updated: 21 September 2020
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Time:22:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172F
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Nimpkish Lake, BC 12 NM SE of Port McNeill, British Columbia -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Port McNeil (CAT5)
Destination airport:Merritt (CAD5)
The Cessna 172 departed Port McNeill at 1127 PDT for a cross-country flight to Merritt, BC. The pilot air-filed with the Flight Information Centre in Kamloops for a direct VFR flight at 9,000 feet ASL. The SARSAT system later reported an ELT signal in the vicinity of Nimpkish Lake on Vancouver Island. DND/SAR located the aircraft about 12 nm south-east of Port McNeill. There was one fatality and two serious injuries as a result of the crash.



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27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added

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