Accident at Cranbrook


1997-08-19: The pilot experienced an engine failure at 500 feet and attempted to guide the descent to a field next to a hair dressing establishment. A part of the aircrafts framework contacted a power pole causing a loss of electrical power to the hair dresser. There were no injuries; there was , however, damage to the paraglider.


CADORS Number 1994P0308
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-08-09 - 02:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Cranbrook
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Glider
 Silhouette image of Glider
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Private
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 Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure,Collision with object

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