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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 267749
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Time:12:48 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic RBEL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Murphy Rebel
Owner/operator:Atlin Flyers Ltd
Registration: C-FPSR
MSN: 077R
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Lake Scugog, near Port Perry, ON -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Oshawa Airport (CYOO/YOO) Oshawa, Ontario
Destination airport:Oshawa Airport (CYOO/YOO) Oshawa, Ontario
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
A Murphy Rebel, amateur built by R.C. Barber, equipped with amphibious floats, was being flown for the purpose of type training following the purchase of the aircraft, with the owner/pilot and an instructor on board. Numerous landings had been made on both water and land during the course of the flight before they flew to Lake Scugog, Ontario, for a landing adjacent to Port Perry harbor.
Immediately following touchdown, geese were observed ahead of the aircraft; the pilot attempted to avoid them with a turn to the right. The left float dug into the water, and the aircraft overturned.
Both occupants exited the aircraft without difficulty, and were picked up by nearby boaters shortly after the occurrence. There were no injuries. Damage to the aircraft will be assessed after it is recovered from the water.

TSB A21O0084 (registration)


Revision history:

15-Sep-2021 21:12 Captain Adam Added
16-Sep-2021 17:13 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
17-Sep-2021 14:50 RobertMB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
17-Sep-2021 16:39 Anon. Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative, Category]

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