Incident Eipper Quicksilver MX C-IDAN, 11 Jul 2004
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73582
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Type:Eipper Quicksilver MX
Registration: C-IDAN
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Courtenay, British Columbia -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The Quicksilver MX ultralight (C-IDAN) took off on runway 22 at CCS6 Courtenay (Smit Field) and flew on a runway heading for about two miles before crashing in a logged off area of a mountain. The engine, a Rotax 377, was heard to slow before the aircraft crashed. The pilot was not injured but the aircraft was substantially damaged. The pilot reports that after take-off, the engine coughed. He pulled the throttle back and the engine smoothed out but when he pushed the throttle back in, the engine quit.


CADORS 2004P1291

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