Accident at St. Jean Baptiste


2001-07-24: The K.B.W. Aviation Ltd. Cessna A188 Agwagon was departing south at a private airstrip near St. Jean Baptiste, MB, with 160 gallons of Rovril 4 fungicide. Shortly after liftoff, the aircraft sank into a stand of canola. The aircraft rolled along the ground for several hundred feet until it struck a drainage ditch. The aircraft bounced and then struck the ground heavily on its nose. The aircraft remained upright but sustained substantial damage to its propeller, cowlings, landing gear, and wing. The pilot was wearing a helmet and a four-point harness, and suffered minor injuries. The winds were westerly, gusting to 15 knots.


CADORS Number 2001C0876
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2001-07-23 - 15:30
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, St. Jean Baptiste
TSB Occurrence Number A01C0168
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Loss of control - inflight,Controlled flight into or toward terrain

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GEER | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator K.B.W. AVIATION LTD. (11400) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model A188
Year Built 1966
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Model  Silhouette image of IO-520-D
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Events Collision with terrain,Loss of control - inflight

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