Accident at BARRHEAD AB (CEP3)


2001-04-05: The ultra-light Teratorn Tierra II was just taking off at Barrhead, AB and had reached an altitude of about 50 feet when the engine lost power. The aircraft was landed straight ahead. During the landing the aircraft was substantially damaged and the pilot received serious injuries.


CADORS Number 2001C0327
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2001-03-18 - 01:30
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Aerodrome ID CEP3
Aerodrome Name BARRHEAD AB (CEP3)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Barrhead
TSB Occurrence Number A01W0064
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other,Controlled flight into or toward terrain

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
Year Built 1984
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of BOMBARDIER ROTAX
Engine Model  Silhouette image of RECIPROCATING
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Events Collision with terrain,Forced landing,Engine - malfunction

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