Incident at SWIFT CURRENT SK (CYYN)

Summary

2001-08-17: UPDATE TSB reported that the Regina Flying Club Cessna 172 was on power-line patrol between Regina and Swift Current, with a pilot and a utility company observer on board. About 4 nm east of Swift Current, the aircraft struck a power line running perpendicular to the main line under inspection. The pilot diverted the flight back to Regina and landed after an inspection of the landing gear by ground observers. The pilot and observer were not injured. The aircraft sustained damage to the propeller, spinner and cowling. A small grass fire ignited by the severed power line was extinguished by a nearby farmer.
2001-08-16: The pilot of C-GYVV was on power line patrol and reported that he may have struck a powerline 65 miles west of Regina. The pilot discontinued his patrol and flew back to Regina where an uneventful landing was accomplished. There was no major operational impact and it is believed that there was no damage to the aircraft.

Details


CADORS Number 2001C1019
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-08-15 - 16:50
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYYN
Aerodrome Name SWIFT CURRENT SK (CYYN)
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 4 NM E of Swift Current
TSB Occurrence Number A01C0194
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 17131
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.,Abnormal runway contact
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GYVV | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner REGINA FLYING CLUB (1944)
Operator REGINA FLYING CLUB (1944) (796) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
CESSNA
Model  Silhouette image of 172N
172N
Year Built 1977
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model  Silhouette image of O-320-H2AD
O-320-H2AD
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Minor
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Propeller/rotor strike,Collision with object,Diversion,Wire strike

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