Accident at Nixon, Ontario


1997-07-10: The student pilot was attempting his third takeoff in the recently purchased gyroplane. The pilot tried to lift off with low motor RPM. The blades began flapping, which resulted in several ground strikes. The gyroplane ended up approximately 20 feet off the runway where it nosed over. The pilot suffered minor injuries. From a TSB Initial Notification.


CADORS Number 1994O0369
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-07-20 - 00:10
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Nixon, Ontario
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Reported By
Categories Loss of control - ground

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Gyroplane
 Silhouette image of Gyroplane
Canadian Registration FNQE | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Private
Model RAF-2000
Year Built 1992
Engine Type Reciprocating
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Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Events Nose over

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