Accident at Prawda, MB


1997-08-06: The pilot of the ultralight was on a cross-country flight from Stonewall, MB to Atikokan, ON and landed in a field near Prawda to get some gas at a local gas station. After refuelling, and during the taxi for takeoff, the a/c went through an area of long grass which caused the nosewheel fork to break, as well as causing damage to the right wing tip. The pilot dismantled the a/c and removed it by truck.


CADORS Number 1997C0516
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-08-02 - 19:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Prawda, MB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

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 BLR 337G
Year Built 1992
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Taxi
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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