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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200033
Last updated: 17 August 2018
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Date:29-SEP-2017
Time:11:30 PDT
Type:Mustang Aeronautics Mustang II
Owner/operator:private
Registration: C-GAPW
C/n / msn: MII-2362
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Shuswap Regional Airport (YSN/CZAM) 50.686151, -119.233490 -   Canada
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Unknown
Destination airport:Unknown
Narrative:
20170929-12:33 PDT- Reported in the local newspaper, The Salmon Arm Observer, initial reports were that a helicopter had crashed at the airport. An updated report from the newspaper website on Sept 29th at 11:52 confirmed with a photo that it was a Mustang II homebuilt-type aircraft.

It is not clear at the time whether the aircraft was landing or taking off when it skidded off the runway. No other details were available except that there were two people on board with no injuries.

No METAR or TAF are published for this airport however the image posted on the Nav Canada website of the YSN's weather conditions approximately 1/2 hour after the incident correlate with the METAR in effect at CYLW - Kelowna International Airport - about 80 kilometres away. Conditions at the time appeared in the image to be CAVOK.

METAR CYLW 291900Z AUTO 20003KT 130V240 9SM CLR 20/08 A2984 RMK
SLP106 DENSITY ALT 2400FT=

Sources:

Initial Report including Location: Salmon Arm Observer on Twitter @SalmonArm (https://goo.gl/VQ5RjH)
Newspaper Report: Salmon Arm Observer (https://goo.gl/wNRLqj)
Aircraft Registry Information: Transport Canada (https://goo.gl/8M7Hg7)
Photo of aircraft included in newspaper report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Sep-2017 19:52 czbbflier Added
29-Sep-2017 19:52 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
29-Sep-2017 20:13 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
29-Sep-2017 22:17 Geno Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
30-Sep-2017 07:41 czbbflier Updated [Embed code, Narrative]

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