On October 19, 2007, about 1603, pacific daylight time, a Piper PA-34 airplane, Canadian registration C-GHFD, was destroyed when it collided with a building during takeoff initial climb from the Vancouver International Airport, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The flight was conducted under the provisions of the Civil Aviation Regulations of Canada. The pilot received fatal injuries, and two occupants of the building received serious injuries.

This report is for information purposes only. The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada, and contains only the information released by, or obtained from the Government of Canada. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Place du Centre
200 Promenade du Portage, 4th Floor
Quebec K1A 1K8
(819) 994-4252

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