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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 66041
Last updated: 28 November 2019
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Date:29-JUN-2009
Time:08:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic EUPA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Europa XS
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: C-FOGJ
C/n / msn: A220
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:1.5 miles E of Kirchener/Waterloo International Airport, Ontario -   Canada
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Kirchener/Waterloo International Airport, Ontario (CYKF)
Destination airport:Kirchener/Waterloo International Airport, Ontario (CYKF)
Narrative:
The single engine aircraft crashed in a field moments after taking off from Region of Waterloo International Airport. The pilot sustained fatal injuries. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and fire. According to the frollowing CADORS and Canadian TSB report:

"The privately-owned and operated homebuilt aircraft, a EUROPA XS, was doing circuits at Kitchener/Waterloo Regional Airport (CYKF). The aircraft was in the circuit for runway 08. During the crosswind turn after the second touch-and-go landing, the aircraft entered a very steep bank, followed by a near-vertical descent. An investigation revealed that aircraft had crashed 1.5 miles from the field. The aircraft impacted the ground and was destroyed by fire. The sole occupant was fatally injured."

Sources:

1. CADORS Query 2009O1265
2. TSB Occurrence No:A09O0125
3. http://news.therecord.com/News/article/561333
4. https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/police-name-victim-of-fatal-waterloo-plane-crash-1.412205


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jun-2009 08:56 slowkid Added
29-Jun-2009 12:52 slowkid Updated
10-Aug-2016 21:25 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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