Accident at SUMMERSIDE PE (CYSU)

Summary

2001-07-17: C-GLLU , a Falconer-Jodel Homebuilt aircraft was performing circuits on runway 24 at Summerside airport. On the 3rd circuit , the wind shifted 180 degrees and estimated to be at about 10 to 15 KTS . The aircraft spun on the runway and slid onto the grass beside the runway. Damage to the aircraft was torn fabric on the bottom of the left wingtip and the left main wheel was bent . No injuries. TSB evaluating .
2001-07-20: TSB Update July 19, 2001. A01A0079: The pilot of the Falconer-Jodell F11-3 amateur built aircraft was performing circuits on runway 24 at Summerside. During the landing on the third circuit, the aircraft ground looped and slid unto the grass on the side of the runway. Aircraft damaged consisted of torn fabric and broken ribs on the outboard section of the left wing as well as a bent left landing gear strut. There were no injuries to the pilot and passenger. It was reported that the wind was favouring runway 24 at an estimated 10 to 15 knots during the first two circuits and that the wind had shifted 180 degrees during the third circuit.
2001-07-18: TSB case closed

Details


CADORS Number 2001A0436
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2001-07-17 - 18:20
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYSU
Aerodrome Name SUMMERSIDE PE (CYSU)
Geographic Location Prince Edward Island, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Summerside PEI
TSB Occurrence Number A01A0079
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 16453
Reported By NAV CANADA, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Runway excursion,Loss of control - ground
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 FALCONAR
Model F11-3
Year Built 1993
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make TELEDYNE CONTINENTAL
Engine Model C-85-12F
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built Yes
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Loss of control - on ground,Runway excursion

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