Accident at DONNELLY AB (CFM4)

Summary

2001-03-23: The pilot of the powered parachute, a Six-chuter Skye Ryder Aerochute registration C-IGFL, was on a local flight around the Donnelly, AB airport when he encountered an unseen power line. The pilot was uninjured, the powered parachute sustained substantial damage and the section of power line had to be replaced.

Details


CADORS Number 2001C0275
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2001-03-06 - 20:15
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CFM4
Aerodrome Name DONNELLY AB (CFM4)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Donnelly
TSB Occurrence Number A01W0051
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Other,Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Ultralight
 Silhouette image of Ultralight
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make SIX-CHUTER
Model SKYE RYDER AEROCHUTE
Year Built 1997
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of BOMBARDIER ROTAX
BOMBARDIER ROTAX
Engine Model  Silhouette image of RECIPROCATING
RECIPROCATING
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built Yes
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Wire strike,Collision with object,Parachute-related event

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