Accident at High River, AB


1999-08-18: Following dual instruction on a tail wheel equipped PA-18 the commercial student pilot was on her first solo flight. This was the student's initial solo flight with a conventional gear. On landing the pilot was unable to maintain directional control. The aircraft departed the left side of the Runway at High River Airport, struck a burrow and came to rest nose down with left wing tip and propeller damage which was described as substantial. The student pilot was uninjured. OPI - System Safety


CADORS Number 1999C0683
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-08-09 - 21:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, High River, AB
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Loss of control - ground

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FGVG | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator HIGH RIVER FLIGHT CENTRE (1999) LTD. (5537) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA18
Year Built
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 Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Nose over,Loss of control - on ground

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