Accident at Indus, AB


1999-04-26: The Calgary Fire Department responded to a call about an ultralight accident near the town of Indus, AB. A Chinook 2 ultralight, registration C-IFWO, with two people on board was located in a field near Highway 22X and Range Road 283. The 58 year old husband and wife occupants were fatally injured in the accident. The couple had departed from the Blue Yonder airstrip near Indus for a local pleasure flight and were seen by another ultralight pilot to bank right and then spiral to the ground. The reason for the loss of control is not known. TSB Edmonton is investigating and more information will be available. OPI - System Safety


CADORS Number 1999C0299
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-04-25 - 02:39
Day or Night?
Fatalities 2
Injuries 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Indus, AB
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Loss of control - inflight,Controlled flight into or toward terrain

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Advanced Ultralight
 Silhouette image of Advanced Ultralight
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Year Built 1997
Engine Type Reciprocating
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Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 2
Injuries 0
Events Loss of control - inflight,Collision with terrain

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