Incident at Amherst NS (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)


1997-05-26: The pilot of C-GWSC PARO landed on runway 26 (2,000 ft sod runway) and during the roll-out, at low speed the nose wheel sunk ino the soft ground. The pilot (sole occupant) was not injured. Damage was sustained to the propeller and possibly the engine mount. Engine will be removed for further analysis. Pilot had departed from runway 26 earlier in the day and had not observed the soft area that was about 1,000 feet beyond the threshold. The Canada Flight Supplement cautions that the runway is soft when wet.


CADORS Number 1997A0244
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-05-22 - 14:30
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Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Amherst NS
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Aerodrome
Events Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition

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