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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 23000
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:29-JAN-2003
Time:20:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic RAF2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
RAF 2000 GTX-SE-F1
Owner/operator:
Registration: C-GZVG
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Empress, Alberta -   Canada
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Empress, Alberta
Destination airport:Empress, Alberta
Narrative:
Tthe pilot of the RAF 2000 GTX-SE-F1 gyroplane, registration C-GZVG, was conducting a test flight at the Empress, Alberta airport. During a flypast and subsequent pull-up over the runway, a 'bang' was heard followed by the gyroplane entering a vertical descent. The sole occupant on board was fatally injured. Two TSB investigators were dispatched to the site.

Sources:

CADORS 2003C0136


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
28-Oct-2008 13:21 harro Updated

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