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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 197086
Last updated: 22 February 2019
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Time:13:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic RV6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Van's RV-6
Registration: C-GLVW
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Vargas Island, 20 km W of Tofino, BC -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
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.



Revision history:

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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