October 8, 1999

Incident at Brandon, MB

The pilot of C-IBPE, a Birdman ultralight a/c,was on a local pleasure flight when the engine lost power and the a/c was unable to maintain altitude. The aircraft landed in a farm field 1 1/2 miles southwest of the city of Brandon. It was reported that the engine will be removed and sent to an AMO for teardown. OPI - Maintenance and Manufacturing

June 16, 1999

Incident at Brandon, MB

C-IBPE landed short of Runway 08 due to fuel starvation. The fuel line became disconnected. No injuries but the aircraft axle was damaged. OPI - Maintenance & Manufacturing