Accident at WYNYARD / W.B. NEEDHAM FIELD SK (CYYO) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)


2001-04-02: The pilot of C-GNCD, a Maule M-5, was landing on Runway 27 at Wynyard, SK (YYO) when the a/c encountered a gust of wind causing him to lose directional control. The right gear dug in and the right wing struck the ground. When the a/c came to a stop, the right gear was torn off and the right wing and propeller had sustained damage. The a/c was disabled, partially blocking the runway. There were no injuries to the two occupants. The weather was reported to be CAVOK and the wind at 2200Z was 020 degrees at 08 knots. A NOTAM has been issued. TSB has given pilot permission to have the a/c removed from the runway, but this will not be done until Sunday April 01, 2001. The airport operator is the town of Wynyard and the town offices are closed for weekend.


CADORS Number 2001C0310
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-03-31 - 22:30
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYYO
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Wynyard
TSB Occurrence Number A01C0048
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 14618
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Turbulence encounter,Loss of control - ground,Aerodrome,Abnormal runway contact
Events Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown

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
Model M 5 210C
Year Built 1975
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Model IO-360-D
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 Loss of control - on ground,Propeller/rotor strike,Weather - clear air turbulence (CAT)/turbulence

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