Accident at Lakefield, north of Peterborough, Ontario

Summary

2013-03-12: UPDATE from TSB REPORT: A95O0073: THE CESSNA 172 AIRCRAFT WAS ON INITIAL CLIMBOUT AFTER TAKE OFF FROM THE PRIVATE STRIP WHEN AT 100 FEET ABOVE GROUND LEVEL THE ENGINE LOST POWER (LYCOMING 0-320-E2D). THE PILOT LOWERED THE NOSE TO LAND BUT NOTICED THERE WAS NOT SUFFICIENT RUNWAY REMAINING FOR A SAFE LANDING AND PULLED UP. THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK THE TREE TOPS AT THE END OF THE RUNWAY AND CAME TO A STOP HANGING FROM ONE OF THE TREES 15-20 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND. THE ELT ACTIVATED BUT COULD NOT BE TURNED OFF DUE TO THE LOCATION OF THE AIRCRAFT. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT THE FUEL TANKS WERE APPROXIMATELY 1/4 FULL, AND FURTHER EXAMINATION DID NOT REVEAL A CAUSE FOR THE ENGINE'S POWER LOSS.
1997-05-02: Aircraft crash-landed in trees on a farm north of Peterborough. Considerable damage. Two SOBs - one injured. Ops. Impact -- nil.

Details


CADORS Number 1995O0148
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-04-17 - 18:30
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 2
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Lakefield, north of Peterborough, Ontario
TSB Occurrence Number A95O0073
TSB Class of Investigation Class C-4
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Loss of control - inflight,Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
CESSNA
Model 172L
Year Built 1971
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 2
Events Loss of control - inflight,Collision with object,Engine - malfunction

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