Accident at Stanley, N.S.


1997-03-20: On departure the aircraft lifted off and then settled back onto the runway. The aircraft again lifted off but was unable to clear 40 foot high trees at the end of the runway. The aircraft hit the trees then impacted the ground inverted. 2 fatalities, 1 serious injury. TSB evaluating.


CADORS Number 1995A0902
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-09-02 - 19:02
Day or Night?
Fatalities 2
Injuries 1
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Stanley, N.S.
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
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Canadian Registration FCHT | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator GABRIEL AVIATION LIMITED (8883) Commercial
Model LA 4
Year Built 1965
Engine Type Reciprocating
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 2
Injuries 1
Events Collision with object

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