Accident at Austin MB


1997-04-28: The Piper Cherokee 140 was on a local training flight at a private grass airstrip. The pilot had carried out several touch and go landings and after about 30 minutes of flight, he misjudged his approach, landing hard and short of the runway threshold. The left main gear dug into the ground and separated from the a/c as it came to an abrupt stop. The pilot was uninjured. Runway conditions were dry and the weather was very good with calm winds.


CADORS Number 1997C0232
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-04-19 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Austin MB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Abnormal runway contact

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 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 Hard landing

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