Incident at 7 NM NW of Stonewall


2003-07-03: The Ag-Flite Piper PA-25-235 Pawnee, C-GRNG, was approaching to land on a municipal road 7 NM northwest of Stonewall, MB, when the aircraft struck a farm service power line. The wirestrike broke off the cockpit wire-cutter and its tail protection wire, which became wrapped around the aircraft tail. The aircraft landed without further incident. No injuries were reported. The aircraft was landing toward the west and the setting sun obscured the pilot's view of the power line.


CADORS Number 2003C0861
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2003-06-29 - 23:59
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 7 NM NW of Stonewall
TSB Occurrence Number A03C0165
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator AG-FLITE (10733) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA25 235
Year Built 1964
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model O-540-B2C5
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Minor
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Wire strike

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