Accident at Calgary, AB


1997-04-24: The a/c was cleared to land on Runway 16 (wind 140/17) and goundlooped on landing and came to rest inverted on the grass, off the east side of the runway. CFR responded and extiguished a small fire. A Special was issued at 2033Z to indicate a wind shift to 290/15 at 2031Z. A large CB was NW of the airport at the time and was the likely cause of the wind shift. Runway 16 was closed until 2150Z and traffic was diverted to Runway 28. No delays were experienced by other a/c. UPDATE During the landing roll, the pilot reported that he had difficulty controlling the a/c and that the a/c veered to the left, ground looped, overturned on the grass off the runway, and came to rest substantially damaged. The only occupant, the pilot, was not injured.


CADORS Number 1997C0219
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-04-20 - 20:29
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Calgary, AB
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories 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 CESSNA
Model 180H
Year Built 1968
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Overturn,Loss of control - on ground

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