Accident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

Summary

2001-02-28: TSB Update Feb 27, 2001. A01A0015: The C172 was on short final for landing at a private strip at Brigetown NS when aircraft began to sink. The pilot applied power; however, the aircraft contacted the ground, bounced, and during next contact, the nose wheel broke through the snow crust and the nose gear was sheared off at the cowling. The propeller also contacted the ground and was bent. The aircraft continued down the strip for approximatey 100 feet before stopping. There were two persons on board, no injuries.
2001-02-27: CGVOP C172 landing at a private strip at Brigetown NS was on final when aircraft began to sink. Pilot applied power, aircraft contacted the ground, bounced and during next contact, the nose wheel broke through the snow crust and the nose Gear was sheared off at the cowling. The propeller contacted the ground and was bent. Aircraft continued down the strip for approximately 100 feet before stopping. 2 SOBs, no injuries. Nil TSB

Details


CADORS Number 2001A0109
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-02-25 - 20:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYHZ
Aerodrome Name HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Bridgetown NS 100 nm West of Halifax
TSB Occurrence Number A01A0015
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Abnormal runway contact
Events



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
CESSNA
Model  Silhouette image of 172N
172N
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model O-360-A4M
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Propeller/rotor strike,Hard landing,Landing gear

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