July 15, 2003

Accident at OTTAWA / ROCKCLIFFE ON (CYRO)

The Rockcliffe Flying Club (1961) Inc. aircraft (C150)(operating as registered C-GAXF) was a VFR local flight that departed the Rockcliffe Airport (CYRO). The nosegear on C-GAXF collapsed during the landing on runway 27.
Update provided by the TSB of Canada Daily Notification Log 17-Jul-2003: A03O0180: The Cessna 150 (C-GAXF) with student pilot was returning to Rockliffe airport, Ontario after conducting solo practice. Upon landing on runway 27, the aircraft landed hard and bounced. The aircraft's nose gear collapsed upon subsequent touchdown and the aircraft came to a stop on the runway. The aircraft incurred substantial damage to the nose gear and the propeller. The student pilot was not injured. The wind was calm at the time of the occurrence.

September 1, 1995

Accident at OTTAWA / ROCKCLIFFE ON (CYRO)

Initial information from T.S.B. Initial Notification (#A95O0177): The aircraft (C-GAXF) was being flown in circuits at the Ottawa (Rockcliffe) Airport (CYRO). The student pilot was carrying out circuits with the Cessna 150M aircraft. On the third circuit landing, the aircraft bounced, porpoised and landed heavily on the nose landing gear. The engine mounts were bent and the fuselage skin wrinkled aft of the firewall on the left side of the aircraft. No reported injuries. Ops. impact -- unknown.