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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 38363
Last updated: 5 February 2021
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Date:27-JUL-1997
Time:16:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-181
Owner/operator:California Planners And Consultants
Registration: N2394Q
C/n / msn: 28-7790397
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Ymir Mountain, near Nelson, British Columbia -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Nelson, BC (ZNL)
Destination airport:Creston, CN (AJ3)
Narrative:
Satellite detected ELT signal at Ymir mountain near Nelson B.C. area late Sunday. RCC searched til dark then resumed search at daylight on Monday. Ground search found crash site Monday afternoon at 49'05"N 116'36"W. 4 POB deceased. Aircraft did not file a flight plan nor was it in contact with Nav Canada, therefore no one knew the plane was missing or overdue.

Sources:

1. NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20001208X08522
2. CADORS 1997P0468
3. http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=2394Q


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2008 10:30 ASN archive Added
19-Feb-2015 18:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Feb-2015 18:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:23 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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