Accident at Medicine Hat, Alberta


1997-03-24: The pilot was conducting touch and go landings at the Medicine Hat Airport. On touchdown, the Piper PA28-140 began veering to the right. The pilot applied opposite rudder, but the aircraft continued off the pavement into the muddy grass area. The aircraft sunk in the mud, collapsing the nose gear and damaging the propeller. The pilot found he had his feet on the support tube for the rudder pedals.


CADORS Number 1997C0166
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-03-22 - 21:32
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Medicine Hat, Alberta
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Runway excursion,Loss of control - ground

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 PA-28-140
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 Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Loss of control - on ground,Runway excursion

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