Accident at Debert, N.S.


1996-01-16: The student was flying the C152 on his second solo trip, practicing touch and go landings. The aircraft touched down about 50 feet short of the runway and went through a small frozen bank of snow just at the runway edge. The aircraft's nose gear assembly separated from the aircraft and the aircraft slid on it's nose for about 600 feet before coming to a stop. The student reported that he could see sparks around the aircraft and a fire started near the rudder pedals before the aircraft came to a stop. The student used the fire extinguisher with little effect and then exited the aircraft without assistance. The aircraft was destroyed. TSB investigating.Air1: GREJAir2: Cessna C152Air3: InstructionalOccurrence: Aircraft AccidentClass: EECategory: 130


CADORS Number 1994A1218
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-12-17 - 17:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Debert, N.S.
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Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GREJ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model  Silhouette image of 152
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Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Roll Out
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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