Accident at LAC DU BONNET MB (CYAX)

Summary

2003-04-28: The pilot of C-IGNZ, a Quad City Challenger ultralight, was on a local flight near Lac du Bonnet when the a/c apparently struck power wires and descended to the ground. The pilot was seriously injured and the a/c received substantial damage. The pilot was initially taken to Pinawa Hospital, then was transferred to Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg with head injuries and broken bones.
2003-04-29: UPDATE TSB reported that the privately registered ultralight, a Quad City II, C-IGNZ, was being flown in the vicinity of Lac Du Bonnet, MB. While manoeuvring at low level along a highway, the aircraft struck wires and crashed on the highway. The pilot was seriously injured, and the aircraft sustained substantial damage.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0512
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-04-25 - 19:56
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Aerodrome ID CYAX
Aerodrome Name LAC DU BONNET MB (CYAX)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 5 NM N of Lac du Bonnet on Highway 11
TSB Occurrence Number A03C0097
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 28867
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Loss of control - inflight,Controlled flight into or toward terrain,Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Ultralight
 Silhouette image of Ultralight
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make QUAD CITY
Model CHALLENGER II
Year Built 2000
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of BOMBARDIER ROTAX
BOMBARDIER ROTAX
Engine Model  Silhouette image of RECIPROCATING
RECIPROCATING
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 1
Events Collision with terrain,Wire strike,Loss of control - inflight

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