Accident at NF


1999-10-05: CGRSK Murphey Rebel aircraft was attempting a VFR departure from a pond situated 4907N, 5413W. On the takeoff run the pilot, while attempting to verify the gear selection, inadvertently turned off the ignition. The pilot immediately switch it back on and attempted to continue the takeoff. The aircraft became airborne but did not clear the terrain at the end of the pond. 2 SOB, nil injuries. The owner reports minimal damage to the aircraft. TSB case closed. Update: The aircraft remained upright and sustained minimal damage. Neither pilot or passenger sustained injury. The ELT was activated and Gander Tower was contacted. A rescue Helicopter was dispatched and transported the individuals to hospital as a precaution. They were released a short time later. TSB file # A99A0133


CADORS Number 1999A0559
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-09-30 - 21:20
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, NF
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Controlled flight into or toward terrain

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
Year Built 1996
Engine Type
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Engine Model
Gear Type Amphibian
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Collision with terrain

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