Date & Time: Aug 11, 2018 at 1730 LT
Type of aircraft:
De Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
Charter (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Abbotsford - Abbotsford
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Taking part to the Abbotsford International Airshow, the airplane was engaged in a local plaisance flight with four passengers and one pilot on board. Shortly after takeoff from runway 25 while in initial climb, the airplane banked right, causing the lower right wing to struck the ground. The airplane went out of control and crashed nose first at the edge of the runway. Three passengers were slightly injured while the pilot and another passenger were seriously injured. At the time of the accident, the airplane was officially registered N683DH with its original British registration G-AHXW.