Incident at Mountain View, ONT

Summary

1997-08-21: Upon reaching 800' AGL, the glider was slightly out of position behind the tow plane and the rope broke. After the aircraft landed, it was discovered that the glider was not out of position. Further investigation revealed that the rope was checked by an instructor and deemed okay for flight. The rope did show wear, but not excessive. Cres briefed to check rope more closely. Ops. Impact -- none.

Details


CADORS Number 1994O0419
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-08-05 - 18:20
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Mountain View, ONT
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Categories Other
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Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Glider
 Silhouette image of Glider
Canadian Registration FDXP | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner AIR CADET LEAGUE OF CANADA ONTARIO PROVINCIAL COMMITTEE
Operator Private
Make SCHWEIZER
Model SGS 2 33
Year Built 1967
Engine Type None
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Other operational incident

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