NTSB Identification: SEA04WA091
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 20, 2004 in Echo Bay, BC, Canada
Aircraft: Cessna 180J, registration: N9768P
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On April 20, 2004, a U.S.-registered, float equipped Cessna 180J, N9768P, sustained substantial damage subsequent to a hard water landing and nose down near Echo Bay, British Columbia, Canada. The airplane is owned by the pilot, and was being operated as a visual flight rules (VFR) cross-country flight when the accident occurred. The private pilot and two passengers aboard the airplane were not injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and a flight plan was on file for the cross-county flight that originated from Nanaimo, British Columbia.

The investigation of this accident is under the jurisdiction of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. Further information pertaining to this accident can be obtained from:

Transportation Safety Board of Canada
4-3071 Number five Road
Richmond, B.C., Canada V6X2T4
(604) 666-6213

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