Accident at 6nm W of Fort St. John, British Columbia


1996-10-25: As the aircraft was landing at pickle strip a gust of wind picked up a wing and the opposite wingtip contacted the ground. The aircraft was extensively damaged. There were no injuries. THE A/C BOUNCED ON LANDING AND DRECTIONAL CONTROL WAS LOST. THE PILOT, WHO HAD 10 HOURS ON TYPE, REPORTED THAT THE WINDS WERE GUSTING.


CADORS Number 1994W0533
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-05-15 - 00:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, 6nm W of Fort St. John, British Columbia
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Reported By
Categories Loss of control - ground

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FYVU | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA18 125
Year Built
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Loss of control - on ground

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