Accident Glasair Sportsman 2+2 N991BW,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212595
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Date:Saturday 23 June 2018
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLST model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Glasair Sportsman 2+2
Registration: N991BW
MSN: 7318
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Langley, BC -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Langley Airport, BC (CYNJ)
Destination airport:Langley Airport, BC (CYNJ)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
N991BW, a privately operated amateur built Glasair Sportsman 2+2 aircraft, was conducting a local flight from Langley Airport, BC (CYNJ). While in the Glen Valley training area the pilot observed an unusual noise coming from the engine (Aerosport IO375). The pilot elected to return to CYNJ. During the approach to CYNJ the pilot requested priority from ATC for landing on runway 25.
Shortly after priority was given the aircraft experienced a reduction in power. The pilot made an emergency landing in a rhubarb field approximately 3.5 nm NE of CYNJ. Just after initial touch down the aircraft nosed over in the soft field. The aircraft came to rest inverted. The pilot and passenger received minor injuries, the aircraft was substantially damaged.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
17 January 2015 N991BW Private 0 Lake Jackson at Sunset Grill, Sebring, FL unk



Revision history:

24-Jun-2018 07:09 harro Added
24-Jun-2018 13:13 Geno Updated [Time, Total occupants, Phase, Nature, Source, Embed code]
24-Jun-2018 13:22 Geno Updated [Source, Narrative]
05-Jul-2018 19:32 harro Updated [Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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