Accident at 14 NM SE of Climax


2001-10-09: The Piper PA-24-250 Comanche, C-GYTS, was departing a private strip near Climax, SK for a flight to Red Deer. At about 40 to 50 mph the left landing gear retracted, followed by the rest of the landing gear. The aircraft came to rest on the runway with damage to the engine, propeller and belly. The pilot was not injured. After the occurrence, the landing gear selector was found in the up position.


CADORS Number 2001C1273
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2001-10-04 - 22:15
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 14 NM SE of Climax
TSB Occurrence Number A01C0234
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Abnormal runway contact

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
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA24 250
Year Built 1962
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model O-540-A1D5
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear,Propeller/rotor strike

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