Accident at 68 NM W of Calgary, AB


1999-05-26: The pilot and passenger in CF-TWU, a Cessna 140, departed Springbank at 2027Z on a three hour VFR cross-country flight to the Lake Louise area and back. An ELT signal was reported from the vicinity of Wapiti Mountain at 2335Z and a search began for the a/c. The wreckage was located at 1227Z at the 6,000 foot level in the Rocky Mountains and the two occupants were fatally injured in the accident. Initial reports indicate that the a/c impacted the terrain in an inverted attitude. Investigators from the TSB attended the site and more information will be available. OPI - System Safety UPDATE The TSB Initial Notification reported that the accident appears to be the result of a stall and loss of control.


CADORS Number 1999C0380
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-05-22 - 23:35
Day or Night?
Fatalities 2
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 68 NM W of Calgary, AB
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TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Loss of control - inflight,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
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 140
Year Built 1947
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
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 Collision with terrain,Loss of control - inflight

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