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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 23351
Last updated: 28 March 2020
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Date:13-SEP-1997
Time:20:30 UTC
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/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Brampton Airport, Caledon, near Brampton, Ontario, northwest of Toront -   Canada
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Brampton Airport, (CNC3), Caledon, near Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Destination airport:
Narrative:
THE PILOT WAS CONDUCTING THE INITIAL TEST FLIGHT FOR THE NEWLY CONSTRUCTED RV-6 HOMEBUILT AIRCRAFT. AFTER THE WALKAROUND INSPECTION, THE PILOT TAXIED THE AIRCRAFT AND PERFORMED A RUNUP CHECK AND THEN TAXIED THE AIRCRAFT TO RUNWAY 33 FOR TAKE-OFF. DURING THE INITIAL CLIMB, THE ENGINE (LYCOMING IO-320-B1A) BEGAN TO SPUTTER AND LOSE POWER. THE AIRCRAFT BANKED TO THE LEFT AND STRUCK THE GROUND IN A STEEP NOSEDOWN ATTITUDE IN A FARM FIELD BORDERING BRAMPTON AIRPORT, ONTARIO. THE PILOT WAS FATALLY INJURED.

Sources:

1. CADORS Number: 1997O0549
2. TSB Initial Notification A97O0192


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
29-Dec-2008 07:21 harro Updated
28-Jan-2015 21:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source]
27-Jun-2016 07:16 junior sjc Updated [Narrative]

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