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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216618
Last updated: 19 February 2021
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Date:17-OCT-2018
Time:13:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic PIVI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pipistrel Virus SW
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: C-FFZR
C/n / msn: 635 SW100IS
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Rich Valley, AB -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Whitecourt, AB (CYZU)
Destination airport:private field near Rich Valley, AB
Narrative:
A privately registered Pipistrel VIRUS SW, was on a flight from Whitecourt, AB (CYZU) to an unprepared private field near Rich Valley, AB. During landing, the aircraft nosed over and came to rest inverted sustaining substantial damage. There was no post impact fire. The pilot, who was the sole occupant, was uninjured.

Sources:

TSB
https://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/saf-sec-sur/2/ccarcs-riacc/ADet.aspx?id=526389&rfr=RchSimp.aspx
https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/8790875


Images:

Photo of C-FFZR courtesy AirHistory.net


Victoria - International (CYYJ / YYJ)
21 May 2018; (c) Tim Martin

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Oct-2018 18:48 harro Added
24-Oct-2018 23:12 Geno Updated [Cn, Source]

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