Accident at Nelson, British Columbia


1996-07-07: Aircraft departed Nelson at approximately 2100Z in search of the Piper Cherokee reported missing the previous afternoon. A Buffalo aircraft also on a CASARA spotted the downed aircraft. All 3 on board fatally injured. No further details. TSB investigating.


CADORS Number 1996P0256
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-07-07 - 21:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 3
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Nelson, British Columbia
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories Controlled flight into or toward terrain

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA28 151
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 3
Injuries 0
Events Collision with terrain

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