Accident at Worsley, AB


1997-07-28: C-IEBC, an Astec ultralight, was spraying a field of canola, when a person who was acting as a ground marker at the other end of the field, observed the a/c come out of a turn and the right wing suddenly dropped. The a/c dove into the ground which caused substantial damage to the a/c and caused serious injuries to the pilot. The pilot is in hospital and will undergo surgery this week to correct lower extremity injuries. The a/c was carrying a load of chemical (type unknown) which was dispersed in the field.


CADORS Number 1997C0490
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-07-23 - 11:45
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Worsley, AB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Loss of control - inflight,Controlled flight into or toward terrain

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Ultralight
 Silhouette image of Ultralight
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Model 550
Year Built 1993
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Events Loss of control - inflight,Collision with terrain

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