Accident at HOPE


1995-10-15: Shortly after take-off, the ultralight encountered moderate, low-level turbulence. The pilot lost control of the aircraft and struck the windsock pole, spinning the aircraft around 180 degrees, the ultralight then struck a tree and came to rest upright on the ground. The pilot received minor injuries, but the aircraft was destroyed.


CADORS Number 1995P0412
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-10-15 - 23:05
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, HOPE
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Reported By
Categories Turbulence encounter

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Ultralight
 Silhouette image of Ultralight
Canadian Registration IXTC | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Accident
Model XTC
Year Built
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Events Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence

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