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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193578
Last updated: 14 October 2021
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Date:13-FEB-2017
Time:17:04
Type:Silhouette image of generic P06T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tecnam P2006T
Owner/operator:Mount Royal University
Registration: C-GRDV
MSN: 088
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:45 km west of Cochrane, Waiparous area, AB -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Calgary/Springbank Airport, AB (CYBW)
Destination airport:Calgary/Springbank Airport, AB (CYBW)
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Narrative:
A Tecnam P2006T twin-engine aircraft, operated by Mount Royal University departed Calgary/Springbank Airport at 16:35 (Mountain Standard Time), during daylight hours.
The aircraft climbed to 8000 feet above sea level and progressed to the northwest.
Thirty minutes after departure, the last radar return from the aircraft was recorded at 7900 feet above sea level. This last radar return was 0.13 nautical mile southeast of the accident site location. The aircraft struck terrain 32 nautical miles northwest of CYBW at approximately 1704 (Mountain Standard Time).
All of the major aircraft components were located at the accident site but were destroyed by impact forces and a post-impact fire.
The aircraft was not equipped with, nor was it required to carry, a Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) or a Flight Data Recorder (FDR).

Findings as to causes and contributing factors:
1. For unknown reasons, the aircraft entered a spin from a stall exercise.
2. The instructor and trainee recovered the aircraft from the spin, but insufficient altitude remained to recover from the ensuing dive.

Sources:

http://www.metronews.ca/news/calgary/2017/02/13/cochrane-rcmp-respond-to-report-of-plane-crash-waiparous.html
https://globalnews.ca/radio/630ched/?gref=630ched
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/plane-crash-waiparous-east-calgary-instructors-killed-1.3981615
https://calgary.ctvnews.ca/two-dead-in-plane-crash-west-of-calgary-1.3284133

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year
Download report: Final report


Images:



Source TSBC

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Feb-2017 05:25 Geno Added
14-Feb-2017 17:37 Iceman 29 Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative, Photo, ]
14-Feb-2017 18:26 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Nature, Source]
15-Feb-2017 07:17 bovine Updated [Registration, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
15-Feb-2017 07:20 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Damage]
16-Feb-2017 00:50 Geno Updated [Source]
01-Apr-2017 15:18 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative, Photo, ]
22-Feb-2018 17:52 harro Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
22-Feb-2018 17:53 harro Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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