Accident at Pitt Meadows, British Columbia


1996-07-14: Aircraft departed Pitt Meadows with pilot and one passenger on board. Aircraft was on a round robin flight plan, Pitt Meadows, Sechelt, Eggmont, Pitt Meadows. The aircraft was reported missing at 0500Z July 14. A search commenced early morning July 14. The pilot of the missing aircraft called at 1655Z July 14, to say he was okay. At approx 1900Z a passing Harbour Air aircraft reported an aircraft upside down in Friel Lake (north of Sechelt). SAR dispatched a Labrador 107 with divers - they identified the downed aircraft to be FBUR. No persons found in aircraft, however lifejackets and first aid kit found on the beach. RCMP and TSB investigating.


CADORS Number 1996P0276
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-07-14 - 05:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Pitt Meadows, British Columbia
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Categories Unknown or undetermined

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FBUR | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
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Occurrence Type Accident
Operator ALTAIR AVIATION Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 180J
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Missing aircraft

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