Accident at Charlottetown, PEI


1996-07-08: Just prior to rotation, the landing gear folded. The aicraft contacted the runway and slid to a stop off the side of the runway. The aircraft received substantial damage; no injuries. The pilot reported that the landing gear was indicating 3 green and the handle was in the down position. Maintenance will advise of their findings after they inspect the aircraft. TSB case closed.


CADORS Number 1996A0716
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-07-08 - 11:28
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Charlottetown, PEI
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FYAV | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA30
Year Built
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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 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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