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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233136
Last updated: 22 September 2020
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Date:21-FEB-2020
Time:15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-2 MK. I Beaver
Owner/operator:Seair Seaplanes Ltd
Registration: C-FPCG
C/n / msn: 1000
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Vancouver-Coal Harbour SPB, BC (CXH) -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A float-equipped Seair Seaplanes de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver was stolen when moored at Vancouver-Coal Harbour Seaplane Base, Canada.
The Beaver impacted a float-equipped Harbour Air DHC-3T Vazar Turbine Otter (C-FIUZ) that was also moored in the harbour.

It appears that the right-hand wing of the Beaver separated in the accident. The right-hand wing of the Turbine Otter suffered a serious fracture.

Sources:

https://theprovince.com/pmn/news-pmn/canada-news-pmn/attempted-theft-of-seaplane-ends-with-collision-in-vancouver-harbour/wcm/f66de0fd-be1f-41db-914c-0e512b38eb9e
https://www.citynews1130.com/2020/02/21/man-reportedly-takes-off-in-stolen-float-plane-crashes-into-another-in-vancouver/

https://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/saf-sec-sur/2/ccarcs-riacc/ADet.aspx?id=21893&rfr=RchSimp.aspx
https://www.dhc-2.com/id330.htm

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

24 Jun 2013 C-FPCG Seair Seaplanes 0 Halfmoon Bay, Sunshine Coast, British Columbia min


Images:

Photo of C-FPCG courtesy AirHistory.net


Vancouver - Harbour Seaplane (CYHC / CXH)
20 September 2014; (c) John Olafson

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Feb-2020 17:11 harro Updated [Embed code]
21-Feb-2020 17:39 RobertMB Updated [Time, Source]
21-Feb-2020 19:03 harro Updated [Location, Nature, Narrative]
21-Feb-2020 21:20 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
22-Feb-2020 01:27 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Phase, Source]

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