Accident Sportine Aviacija LAK-17B FES C-FMXC, Wednesday 29 May 2024
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Date:Wednesday 29 May 2024
Time:c. 13:30 LT
Type:Sportine Aviacija LAK-17B FES
Registration: C-FMXC
MSN: 229
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Diamond Valley, S of Calgary, AB -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Black Diamond/⁩⁦Cu Nim Airport⁩⁦, AB (CEH2)
Destination airport:Black Diamond/⁩⁦Cu Nim Airport⁩⁦, AB (CEH2)
Investigating agency: TSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
A privately operated Sportine Aviacija LAK-17B FES was participating in a Canadian National Soaring Championships 2024 gliding competition at the Cu Nim Aerodrome (CEH2), Black Diamond, AB. After flying for approximately 30 minutes the pilot bailed out of the glider; his parachute did not open and he subsequently died from his injuries. The glider impacted terrain, 1.8 NM SE of CEH2 and sustained significant damage.


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30-May-2024 07:21 gerard57 Added
30-May-2024 17:56 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
30-May-2024 17:58 ASN Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
05-Jun-2024 17:52 ASN Updated [Narrative]

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