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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227282
Last updated: 21 July 2019
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Date:22-JUN-2019
Time:16:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Owner/operator:Air Nootka
Registration: C-FCDT
C/n / msn: 390
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Mooyah Bay, BC -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Mooyah Bay, BC
Destination airport:Gold River (CAU6), BC
Narrative:
A float-equipped de Havilland DHC-2 MK. I aircraft operated by Air Nootka, was conducting a flight from Mooyah Bay, BC to Gold River (CAU6), BC with only the pilot on board.
During the take-off run, the aircraft's left float was punctured after contacting a partially submerged log. The pilot rejected the takeoff, and evacuated with a life vest as the aircraft overturned and partially sank. The pilot sustained minor injuries, and was transported to Gold River by a nearby Coast Guard vessel. The aircraft sustained substantial damage. The ELT did not activate.

Sources:

TSB A19P0076


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jul-2019 16:32 harro Added
21-Jul-2019 18:13 Anon. Updated [Cn]

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