Accident at Grande Prairie, AB


1999-07-05: N9659B, a Cessna 180 with 2 people on board, landed on Runway 29 at Grande Prairie after a flight from Fort Nelson. Wind was reported as being from 250 degrees at 10-15 knots. Runway 25 was closed for resurfacing at the time, which resulted in a slight crosswind for users of Runway 29. The pilot of N9659B lost control of the a/c after landing and it groundlooped, causing some damage to one wing and the landing gear. There were no injuries. OPI - System Safety UPDATE TSB reported that the a/c bounced and drifted to the right after touchdown. The gear leg failed and the a/c groundlooped, coming to rest on the grass surface next to the runway. There were no injuries, but the a/c sustained substantial damage.


CADORS Number 1999C0511
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-06-28 - 23:12
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Grande Prairie, AB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],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
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 180A
Year Built 1957
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number N9659B
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear,Loss of control - on ground

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