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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 86835
Last updated: 23 March 2020
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Date:25-MAY-2002
Time:
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-GGLE
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rossland, British Columbia -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The amateur-built Van's RV-6 (C-GGLE), serial number 24700, had departed from Trail, BC under VFR for the destination of Vernon, BC. A flight plan was not filed with Nav Canada air traffic services. Part of the route followed highway 3B in a northwesterly direction from Rossland, BC. At approximately seven nm from Rossland, the aircraft collided with terrain. The highway elevation in the vicinity of the accident is about 5000 feet asl. A fire occurred and the aircraft was destroyed; the pilot, who was the sole occupant received non life threatening injuries. The pilot was able to communicate his situation by cellular telephone and was located by ground search.

Sources:

CADORS 2002P0398


Revision history:

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24-Dec-2010 12:04 slowkid Added

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