Accident at Smith's Crossing - 2 km N Blackville, NB

Summary

1996-11-19: On approach to the 2100 ft runway the aircraft executed an overshoot from an altitude of about 4 feet with about one-third of the runway remaining. During the overshoot the aircraft turned to the right just beyond the departure end of the runway and crashed into the trees. The pilot was fatally injured and the passenger was seriously injured. TSB investigating. TSB UPDATE: The Spectrum Beaver RX 550 Ultralight aircraft (C-IHRR) departed Chatham on a pleasure flight to smith crossing with the pilot and one passenger onboard. On the approach to the 2,100 foot runway at the private airstrip the pilot executed an overshoot from an altitude of about 4 feet above the runway surface with about one-third of the runway remaining. During the overshoot, the aircraft turned to the right just beyond the departure end of the runway, crossed a highway and crashed into the trees. The pilot was fatally injured and the passenger received serious injuries.

Details


CADORS Number 1994A0134
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-05-22 - Unknown time
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 1
Injuries 1
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Smith's Crossing - 2 km N Blackville, NB
TSB Occurrence Number A94A0099
TSB Class of Investigation Class C-3
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories Undershoot/overshoot,Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Ultralight
 Silhouette image of Ultralight
Canadian Registration IHRR | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner
Operator Private
Make BEAVER
Model BEAVER
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Destroyed
Fatalities 1
Injuries 1
Events Collision with object,Overshoot/missed approach

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