Accident at Lyncrest, Manitoba


1996-09-18: The amateur built Midget Mustang, M-1, C-FXBJ, had just taken off from the Winnipeg/Lyncrest Airport, Manitoba. The aircraft was observed to turn right then left and to clear local power lines. The aircraft was then observed descending at low speed while rolling and yawing. The aircraft crashed in a City of Winnipeg water reservoir and the pilot drowned after exiting the aircraft. A TSB team was deployed to obtain factual technical information to assist the Provincial Chief Medical Examiner and City of Winnipeg staff and to assess the extent of possible safety deficiencies.


CADORS Number 1996C0392
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1996-09-16 - 08:10
Day or Night?
Fatalities 1
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Lyncrest, Manitoba
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TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Controlled flight into or toward terrain

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
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Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Year Built 1996
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 Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 1
Injuries 0
Events Collision with terrain

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