Accident at Mile 701, Alaska Highway


1996-01-19: Pilot had reset the ground adjustable propeller to increase engine rpm. On take-off a/c became airborne faster than expected and engine rpm was excessive. On climb-out pilot reduced power and aircraft settled. Pilot then attempted to land adjacent to the strip but touchdown occurred at the edge of the road and main rotor struck the ground. No injuries. Sub. damage.


CADORS Number 1995W0375
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-10-09 - 22:50
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Mile 701, Alaska Highway
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories Abnormal runway contact

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Gyroplane
 Silhouette image of Gyroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Year Built 1994
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Propeller/rotor strike

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