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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 29633
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Date:03-SEP-1988
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic as19 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Schleicher ASW 19
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: C-GKEJ
MSN: 19064
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fairmont, British Columbia -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into mountains at Fairmont, British Columbia whilst avoiding a flock of large birds. Aircraft destroyed, but pilot uninjured. A CAN$30,000 insurance claim was later paid as a result of this accident.

Sources:

http://rcawsey.co.uk/asw19.htm
www.wgc.mb.ca/sac/freeflight/95_01.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
07-Mar-2010 09:57 Alpine Flight Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]
29-Sep-2012 17:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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