Accident Mitsubishi MU-2B-26 C-GRFU, 18 Jan 1982
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MU2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mitsubishi MU-2B-26
Owner/operator:Kelowna Flightcraft Charter
Registration: C-GRFU
MSN: 343
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Kelowna, BC -   Canada
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:YVR
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed into a mountain, reg canx 27.09.83.
I was on the search aircraft that found this crash site. My records show the pilot’s name as Hoffman. We found a swath of broken trees on the mountain top which led to the crash site. This would indicate the aircraft hit the trees at a shallow angle and may have been under control at the time of the crash. We also speculated that the pilot may have done a procedure turn on the wrong side of the final approach course because that would have put him exactly where the crash occurred. This is all speculation of course.



Revision history:

18-Jan-2008 03:49 Dmitriy Added
19-Sep-2013 06:16 wf Updated [Registration, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
17-May-2020 19:18 Anon. Updated [Departure airport]
04-Apr-2022 05:46 SARpilot Updated [Narrative]

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