Accident at Rancheria, Yukon


1997-07-04: The pilot of the RAF2000 reportedly attempted take-off with the carburettor heat on. The engine performance was reduced and as a result, a ski struck a snowbank and the rotorcraft came to rest on its side. The main rotor blades, mast, and tail were damaged.


CADORS Number 1997C0044
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-01-21 - 20:45
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Yukon, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Rancheria, Yukon
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Gyroplane
 Silhouette image of Gyroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Model RAF 2000 GTX-SE
Year Built 1996
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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