On August 3, 2008, approximately 1524 Pacific daylight time, a US-registered Beech 65-A90 airplane, N17SA, sustained substantial damage when it collided with the ground during a forced landing after takeoff from the Pitt Meadows Airport, Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, Canada. The airplane is owned by Flanagan Enterprises Inc., Zephyr Cove, Nevada, leased by the Parachute Center, Lodi, California, and operated by Pacific Skydivers, Pitt Meadows, Canada. The airplane was operated as a skydiving flight with 7 passengers when the accident occurred. The pilot and 3 passengers received serious injuries, and 4 passengers received minor injuries. The airplane experienced a loss of engine power in both engines, and was returning to the airport.

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

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