Accident at Camrose, AB


1999-05-03: C-GVPE, a Cessna 185 with a pilot and one passenger, was departing from Camrose for a VFR flight to Terrace, BC. The pilot apparently lost control of the a/c during takeoff in gusty winds, groundlooped and the a/c came to rest on its nose off the runway. The occupants were not injured, but the a/c is substantially damaged with damage to both wings, propeller, elevator, landing gear and wrinkles in the cabin roof. The a/c will be dismantled in Camrose and trucked to the pilot's home base in BC. OPI - System Safety


CADORS Number 1999C0316
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-05-02 - 19:47
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Camrose, AB
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Runway excursion,Loss of control - ground

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 CESSNA
Model A185F
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Loss of control - on ground,Runway excursion

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