Accident at BIRCH HILLS SK (CJD3) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)


2003-02-26: TSB advised that the privately-registered Piper PA-28-140, FQIZ, was landing at Birch Hills, SK, after a local flight to Prince Albert for circuits. On landing, the left wheel encountered snow and the aircraft veered off the runway, where it struck a snowbank and overturned. There were no injuries and the aircraft sustained substantial damage.
2003-02-24: While rolling out after landing on snow covered runway, the pilot of C-FQIZ, a Piper Cherokee, lost control of the aircraft. The aircraft flipped over, coming to rest upside down approximately 900 feet down Runway 27. The aircraft was not on a flight plan. Weather conditions were reported by the pilot to be VFR. Nearest observation was from Prince Albert 23/2200Z sky clear, winds 8 knots. TSB to update


CADORS Number 2003C0248
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-02-23 - 22:55
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CJD3
Aerodrome Name BIRCH HILLS SK (CJD3)
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Birch Hills
TSB Occurrence Number A03C0058
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 27771
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Runway excursion,Loss of control - ground,Aerodrome,Abnormal runway contact
Events Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition

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 PA28 140
Year Built 1964
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model O-320-E2A
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Roll Out
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Runway excursion,Propeller/rotor strike,Loss of control - on ground,Overturn

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