Accident at 6.5 NM E of Peace River, AB (Incursion - runway - animal, Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)


1999-09-02: The pilot of C-FIHA, a Cessna 177, was taking off from a private airstrip east of Peace River when a coyote ran out in front of the a/c as the a/c was accelerating at 45 knots. The pilot swerved to the right and aborted the takeoff. The right main gear struck a rut in a wheatfield adjacent to the strip, swerving the a/c further to the right. The nose gear then struck the rut and failed rearward. The a/c pitched up on its nose, damaging the left wing and came to a stop. The pilot was not injured. OPI - System Safety


CADORS Number 1999C0747
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1999-08-29 - 14:50
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Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
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Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 6.5 NM E of Peace River, AB
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Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Runway incursion - animal,Aerodrome
Events Incursion - runway - animal,Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition

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