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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 265962
Last updated: 24 September 2021
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Date:26-JUL-2021
Time:c. 11:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic C185 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna A185F Skywagon
Owner/operator:Atleo River Air Services Ltd
Registration: C-GYJX
MSN: 18503187
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Tofino Harbour Waterdome (YTP/CAB4), Tofino BC -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Tofino Harbour Waterdome, BC (YTP/CAB4)
Destination airport:Hot Springs Cove, BC
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Narrative:
On 26 July 2021, a float-equipped Cessna A185F operated by Atleo River Air Service Ltd., was conducting a flight from the Tofino Harbour Water Aerodrome, British Columbia (BC), to Hot Springs Cove, BC, Hesquiaht First Nation. During takeoff, the aircraft briefly became airborne before control was lost and the aircraft nosed over in shallow water. The pilot and the four passengers were able to exit the aircraft onto a sandbar and reported minor injuries. The aircraft was substantially damaged.
The TSB is investigating.


Sources:

https://www.timescolonist.com/news/local/small-float-plane-flips-over-in-tofino-harbour-1.24346330
https://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/floatplane-flips-on-takeoff-in-tofino-crew-and-passengers-unhurt-1.5523765
https://globalnews.ca/news/8061469/tofino-floatplane-flips/
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/bcavpics/9174602641 (photo)

TSB __________________

http://www.tsb.gc.ca/eng/enquetes-investigations/aviation/2021/A21P0069/A21P0069.html

Location


Images:

Photo of C-GYJX courtesy AirHistory.net


Tofino - Harbour Seaplane (YTP / CAB4)
15 June 2014; (c) Jack Poelstra

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Jul-2021 01:09 Geno Added
27-Jul-2021 01:17 Geno Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
27-Jul-2021 04:59 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
06-Aug-2021 20:19 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
07-Aug-2021 13:55 harro Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]

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