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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 197086
Last updated: 26 May 2018
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Date:01-AUG-2017
Time:13:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-6
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: C-GLVW
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Vargas Island, 20 km W of Tofino, BC -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Narrative:
C-GLVW, a privately operated Amateur Built Van's RV-6A aircraft, was attempting to land on the beach at Vargas Island near Tofino, BC. Upon touchdown, the nose wheel dug into the sand causing the aircraft to roll over. The aircraft came to rest inverted. The two occupants sustained serious injuries and were attended to by persons on scene. There was no release of fuel or oil into the environment.

Sources:

TSB
http://www.theprovince.com/news/local+news/people+hurt+after+small+plane+crashes+near+tofino/14000594/story.html
http://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/two-people-injured-in-plane-crash-off-western-vancouver-island-1.3528828
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/plane-crashes-on-beach-1.4232198
http://www.pqbnews.com/home2/tofino-rcmp-praises-ahousaht-first-nations-response-to-plane-crash/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Aug-2017 07:14 gerard57 Added
02-Aug-2017 11:50 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location]
02-Aug-2017 12:46 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
02-Aug-2017 21:44 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
03-Aug-2017 00:54 Geno Updated [Source, Embed code]
10-Nov-2017 19:22 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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