Accident at PRINCE ALBERT (GLASS FIELD) SK (CYPA)

Summary

2003-04-29: The pilot of CF-JVO, a Cessna 180, called 18 NM southeast of Prince Albert at 2215Z and received an arrival advisory for Runway 26. The a/c landed at 2223Z and the pilot later advised that 'a gust of wind dipped the left wing'. The a/c ground-looped, the left main tire failed and the aircraft came to rest on it's nose. The aircraft sustained substantial damage and spilled fuel. AFF and Airport Authority advised and on the scene. Runway 26 was NOTAMed closed until theaircraft removed. Runway 26 was re-opened at 0006Z. The pilot was not injured. TSB reported that the privately-registered Cessna 180, C-FJVO, was landing at Prince Albert, SK. Reportedly, the wind was a strong, gusty cross-wind from the right. During the landing rollout as the pilot lowered the tail, the aircraft dipped to the left because of a wind gust from the right. The left main landing gear rim and tire failed and the pilot lost directional control. The aircraft ground looped and came to rest on the runway on its nose, incurring substantial damage. A fuel leak occurred and AFF responded. The pilot was not injured.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0518
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-04-28 - 22:23
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYPA
Aerodrome Name PRINCE ALBERT (GLASS FIELD) SK (CYPA)
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Prince Albert
TSB Occurrence Number A03C0100
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 28902
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Loss of control - ground,Fuel related,Abnormal runway contact
Events



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 CESSNA
CESSNA
Model 180
Year Built 1955
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make TELEDYNE CONTINENTAL
Engine Model O-470-J
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Fuel - spill,Nose over,Loss of control - on ground,Propeller/rotor strike

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