Accident Murphy Rebel C-FGEL,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 346914
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Date:Thursday 28 September 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic RBEL model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Murphy Rebel
Registration: C-FGEL
MSN: R776
Year of manufacture:2006
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Long Gull Pond, NL -   Canada
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:Long Gull Pond, NL
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: TSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
A privately registered Murphy Rebel on floats, was preparing to conduct a takeoff from Long Gull Pond, approximately 4nm ENE of Stephenville Airport (CYJT) NL with 3 persons onboard. While maneuvering on the water, just prior to take-off, the left Full Lotus inflatable float deflated, filled with water and the aircraft rolled and became inverted in the water. The occupants onboard were able to egress the aircraft and clung to the floats and were later rescued by RCMP.
There were no injuries.



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17-Oct-2023 11:41 harro Added

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