Accident at Near Maxville, Ontario


1996-08-06: The pilot was on a local flight when the engine quit. Several attempts to restart the engine were unsuccessful. The pilot subsequently performed a forced landing in a farmer's soybean field. The aircraft flipped over on landing when the landing gear became tangled in the soybeans, causing the ELT to activate. Two (2) S.O.B. -- both with minor injuries. The pilot reported that the four point shoulder harnesses prevented more serious injuries.


CADORS Number 1996O0305
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-08-04 - 22:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 2
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Near Maxville, Ontario
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

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
Model W-8 (TAILWIN
Year Built 1971
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 2
Events Forced landing,Engine failure

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