Accident at Bamfield


1997-03-17: While on approach to the airstrip, the aircraft hit gust of wind. Pilot initiated overshoot. Aircraft hit logs at end of strip and was substantially damaged. Pilot and two passengers were not injured. TSB UPDATE: while the Beech 76 Duchess was in the landing flare, a wind gust caused it to float longer than normal and, because the strip is higher in the middle than the ends, the pilot was unable to see the remaining runway. Once the aircraft touched down and the pilot saw the remaining runway, there was not enough runway to either decelerate or overshoot with the flaps fully down. The aircraft ran off the end of the runway and was substantially damaged when it struck a pile of cleared logs at the end of the runway. The occupants were not injured.


CADORS Number 1994P0211
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-06-17 - Unknown time
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Bamfield
TSB Occurrence Number A94P0115
TSB Class of Investigation Class C-4
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories Undershoot/overshoot,Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GTLS | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
Model 76
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 Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Overshoot/missed approach,Collision with object

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