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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 268027
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Time:09:13 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE33 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 35-33 Debonair
Registration: C-FFWG
MSN: CD-96
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Virden/R.J. (Bob) Andrew Field Regional Aerodrome (CYVD), MB -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Souris Glenwood Industrial Air Park (CJX5), MB
Destination airport:Virden/R.J. (Bob) Andrew Field Regional Aerodrome, MB (CYVD)
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
A privately registered Beech 35-33 Debonair, was conducting a VFR flight from Souris Glenwood Industrial Air Park (CJX5), MB to Virden/R.J. (Bob) Andrew Field Regional Aerodrome (CYVD), Manitoba, with the pilot and 1 passenger on board. In the downwind for runway 08 at CYVD, the pilot selected the gear switch to the down position and then selected 2/3 flaps during the left base. The aircraft subsequently landed runway 08 with the gear in the retracted position. Both occupants were uninjured and the aircraft sustained substantial damage to the flaps, belly skin, engine, and propeller.
It was reported that during the recovery of the aircraft, the master switch was turned on and the landing gear started lowering.




Photo of C-FFWG courtesy

Oshkosh - Wittman Regional (KOSH / OSH)
26 July 2010; (c) Alex Christie

Revision history:

24-Sep-2021 17:19 harro Added
29-Sep-2021 17:41 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Narrative]

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