Mid-air collision Accident SZD-55-1 Promyk C-FZTO, Saturday 3 September 2011
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Date:Saturday 3 September 2011
Time:15:24 LT
Type:SZD-55-1 Promyk
Registration: C-FZTO
MSN: 551197094
Year of manufacture:1997
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Mount Swansea area of Windermere, south of Invermere, BC -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:CAA8
Destination airport:CAA8
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Two glider planes crashed near Windermere, south of Invermere, BC, following a midair collision.
The pilots lost control and the gliders crashed into the side of Mount Swansea. The pilots, who were the sole occupants of the gliders, were killed.


[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Fatal+sailplane+crash+near+Invermere/5351739/story.html]
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.calgarybeacon.com/2011/09/calgary-man-one-of-two-sailplane-pilots-killed-in-tragic-accident-sunday-in-invermere/]

Revision history:

04-Sep-2011 07:31 gerard57 Added
04-Sep-2011 11:07 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
04-Sep-2011 13:16 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Sep-2011 01:51 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
08-Sep-2011 03:06 Anon. Updated [Registration]
07-Nov-2011 22:27 Alpine Flight Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Jun-2013 22:18 Alpine Flight Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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