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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238582
Last updated: 19 August 2020
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Date:24-JUL-2020
Time:13:29
Type:Silhouette image of generic quad model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Quad City Challenger II
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: C-IJQP
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Belleville, Prince Edward County, ON -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Gananoque Airport (CNN8), ON
Narrative:
The pilot of C-IJQP, a Quad City Challenger II advanced ultra-light aircraft, had just conducted an approach to Picton (CNT7), ON and was heading back to Gananoque Airport (CNN8), ON when the engine (Rotax 503) lost all power. The pilot conducted a forced approach into a farm field approximately 4.5 NM N of Picton. The aircraft was not damaged during the forced approach. After some trouble shooting it was determined that the 2 ignition plug leads had come off the ignition plugs on one cylinder. The ignition leads were re-secured to the ignition plugs. After running the engine for approximately 8 minutes and checking the aircraft for any damage the pilot took off from the farm field to continue back to Gananoque. Shortly after takeoff at approximately 30-40 feet the engine lost power again and the aircraft stalled aerodynamically. The aircraft crashed in the field in a near vertical attitude. The pilot received minor injuries and the aircraft was substantially damaged.

Sources:

https://www.quintenews.com/2020/07/24/plane-crash-in-prince-edward-county/
https://www.countylive.ca/small-airplane-crashed-on-elmbrook-road-property/
https://inquinte.ca/story/few-details-on-reported-plane-crash-in-prince-edward-county
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Jul-2020 21:12 Captain Adam Added
24-Jul-2020 21:13 Captain Adam Updated [Country]
24-Jul-2020 22:46 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
26-Jul-2020 03:12 Geno Updated [Phase, Narrative]
19-Aug-2020 15:05 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Plane category]

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