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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 23228
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Time:04:47 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C172 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 172S
Owner/operator:Edmonton Flying Club
Registration: C-GIUW
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:25 NM NE of Edmonton, Alberta -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Edmonton City Centre (CYXD)
Destination airport:Tofield, Alberta (CEV7)
Tthe Edmonton Flying Club Cessna 172S, C-GIUW, was on a VFR night training flight from Edmonton City Centre (CYXD) to Tofield, Alberta (CEV7) and return. At about 2247 MDT, the City Centre control tower lost radio and radar communications with the aircraft. Shortly afterward, a local resident and a police helicopter found the burning wreckage of C-GIUW in a field approximately 21 NM northeast of CYXD, and about 4 NM southeast of the Josephburg airport. The aircraft had struck two grain storage bins prior to impacting the ground, and the privately-licensed pilot, who was the sole occupant, had sustained fatal injuries.



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27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added

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