Accident at North Battleford, Saskatchewan 30 MI W


1996-08-27: The pilot of a PA25-150 Pawnee Spray Plane (C-FMDN) had just completed his third pass over a field approximately 30 miles west of North Battleford. As he pulled up to complete a climbing turn, the aircraft struck a power line at the east end of the field. The impact with the power line damaged the wing and vertical stabilizer and caused the pilot some difficulty in controlling the aircraft. As a result the pilot landed the plane on a local road; no one was injured in the occurrence and there was no environmental effect. Visibility was likely a factor in that the spray run was being conducted towards the east and into the rising sun.


CADORS Number 1996C0349
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1996-08-23 - 11:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, North Battleford, Saskatchewan 30 MI W
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.

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 PIPER
Model PA25
Year Built 1960
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 Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Wire strike

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