Accident at Campbell River


1996-04-28: The aircraft was departing from a river 70 north of Campbell River with six recreational fishers aboard. During takeoff, the right float struck a rock. The pilot closed the throttle but the aircraft had already yawed into the shore and beached itself. There were no injuries or other damage to the aircraft.


CADORS Number 1996P0186
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-04-28 - 20:36
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Campbell River
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Reported By
Categories Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GQPK | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator COVAL AIR LTD. (3684) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 2 MKI
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Collision with object

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