Accident Denney Kitfox C-ILPT,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 347043
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Date:Monday 2 October 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic FOX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Denney Kitfox
Registration: C-ILPT
MSN: 179
Year of manufacture:2002
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Wetaskiwin Regional Aerodrome (CEX3), AB -   Canada
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Wetaskiwin Regional Aerodrome (CEX3), AB
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
A privately registered advanced Ultralight was taking off from Runway 30 at Wetaskiwin Regional Aerodrome (CEX3), AB when the aircraft experienced an engine (Rotax 582) failure as it was turning crosswind at approximately 450 feet above ground. The pilot attempted one restart and then set up a glide into a field of unharvested canola. On touchdown the aircraft flipped forward and came to rest on its back in the canola. There were no injuries and there was no fire.
There was no ELT onboard.



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20-Oct-2023 16:48 harro Added

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