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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73871
Last updated: 16 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C170 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 170B
Registration: C-GPLD
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Vanderhoof, British Columbia -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The float-equipped Cessna 170B (C-GPLD) was being flown from Prince George for landing on a turf runway at Vanderhoof where the aircraft was to be hangared through the winter. An intermediate stop was made on the Nechaco River, about three miles from the Vanderhoof Airport, where the pilot removed all unnecessary weight, such as the paddles and survival equipment, before continuing to Vanderhoof. After touching down on the turf runway, the aircraft nosed over and came to rest inverted. The pilot was not injured but the aircraft was substantially damaged.


CADORS 2004P2139

Revision history:

08-Apr-2010 10:44 slowkid Added

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