Accident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

Summary

2001-09-27: C-FCNU, a Beech D95 Travel Air, was on a local dual VFR training flight and in the circuit for Runway 18 at Winnipeg International Airport. Sometime during the left base leg of the approach, there was an apparent loss of control and the a/c rapidly descended to the ground. The 42 year old instructor pilot and the 34 year old student were fatally injured and the a/c was destroyed. The a/c impacted terrain about 2 NM north of the Winnipeg VOR and came to rest in a ditch in an upright position. There was also a post-crash fire. Investigators from the TSB are on the scene.
2001-10-02: UPDATE TSB reported that the Perimeter Aviation Ltd. Beech 95 Travel Air, C-FCNU, was on final approach for Runway 18 at Winnipeg International Airport during a multi-engine pilot training flight. The aircraft was observed to pitch down and descend and strike the ground adjacent to Jefferson Avenue, within City of Winnipeg limits. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and a post-accident fire. Both occupants, a flight instructor and a student, suffered fatal injuries.

Details


CADORS Number 2001C1235
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-09-27 - 14:56
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 2
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYWG
Aerodrome Name WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Winnipeg
TSB Occurrence Number A01C0230
TSB Class of Investigation Class 3
AOR Number 17944
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Loss of control - inflight,Controlled flight into or toward terrain
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FCNU | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner PERIMETER AVIATION LTD
Operator PERIMETER AVIATION LTD. (1861) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
BEECH
Model D95A
Year Built 1966
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model IO-360-B1B
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Destroyed
Fatalities 2
Injuries 0
Events Loss of control - inflight,Collision with terrain

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