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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199205
Last updated: 24 May 2018
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Date:24-AUG-2017
Time:ca 19:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic AA5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
American Aviation AA-5
Owner/operator:Private
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 NM east of Swift Current, SK (CYYN) -   Canada
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Swift Current, SK (CYYN)
Destination airport:Regina, SK (CYQR)
Narrative:
A privately registered American Aviation AA-5 on a VFR flight from Nelson, BC (CZNL) to Regina, SK (CYQR) crashed approximately east of Swift Current, SK (CYYN) at approximately 0130Z. There were 2 occupants, both reported to have sustained fatal injuries.
A witness, working north of Swift Current, about a half mile away, saw the plane take off from the airport. the plane didn’t seem to be going very fast and the tail was dragging a bit. after several seconds “It tipped off to the right and spiralled to the ground.”

Sources:

CADORS
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/swift-current-airport-fatal-incident-update-1.4262408
http://www.tvanouvelles.ca/2017/08/27/deux-quebecois-perissent-dans-un-ecrasement-davion
http://leaderpost.com/news/saskatchewan/two-dead-as-plane-crashes-shortly-after-takeoff-from-swift-current-airport


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Aug-2017 06:17 harro Added
28-Aug-2017 11:27 Iceman 29 Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]
28-Aug-2017 11:32 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]

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