Accident at Chilliwack, BC


1995-05-11: Chilliwack RCMP contacted Abbotsford FSS at 0805 regarding a low flying aircraft over Chilliwack. FSS contacted VR ACC who had target but no communications or Transponder. FSS monitored YCW ATF but no communications received. RCMP advised that aircraft had crashed on Trans Canada hwy at 0845. Aircraft may have hit powerlines 40 feet above highway and crashed onto highway. Two people on board both killed. TSB on site. Weather at Abbotsford 35 sct, E80 bkn at 0800. At 0900 33 bkn 80 ovc.


CADORS Number 1995P0183
Occurrence Type Accident
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Occurred At 1995-05-11 - 08:45
Day or Night?
Fatalities 2
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Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Chilliwack, BC
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Categories Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
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Canadian Registration GMLF | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
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Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 172
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 2
Injuries 0
Events Wire strike

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