Accident at J.A. DOUGLAS MCCURDY SYDNEY AIRPORT
2000-06-10: TSB Update May 9, 2000. The Piper Cherokee was departing runway 01 at the Sydney airport on a Local pleasure flight with the pilot and three passengers on board. The Take-off roll was commenced near the Threshold of Runway 01 and the aircraft did not get airborne until it was within 500 to 600 feet of the end of the 6000 foot long runway. The aircraft climbed to an estimated altitude of between 50 and 100 feet and shortly after becoming airbourne it was observed in a steep right wing low attitude followed by a short duration of wings level flight before entering into a steep nose down left wing low attitude and disappeared from sight. The aircraft struck the ground 2000 feet beyond the departure end of the runway, 125 feet to the right of the extended centre line. The pilot was fatally injured, the three passengers received minor injuries.
2000-06-06: CGQHE PA28 VFR local flying took off from Sydney airport and Crashed 1/2 NM from the airport. 4 SOB and 3 were able to walk away from the crash. The remaining person has undetrermined injuries. RCMP on site. RCC notified. TSB notified. TSB Investigating.
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